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Movie posters are seen inside the Omar al-Mokhtar cinema, also known as Paradise, the only cinema still showing movies in the Libyan capital Tripoli on August 26 2015. (Pic: AFP)
Lights out for movie houses in Libya
September 4, 2015 Posted by :
  The Libyan capital once boasted grand movie houses that packed in smartly dressed couples for a special night out, but how times have changed. Today, the ...
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Mountain gorillas in the Virunga National Park, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, August 1, 2015. (AFP)
Gorillas not guerrillas: Tourism hope in troubled Congo
August 26, 2015 Posted by :
Tourists perch perilously on a volcano’s edge as swirling smoke belches from the fiery cauldron of lava below, the latest unlikely visitors holidaying in war-torn Democratic Republic ...
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Maite Makgoba, the founder of Childish Trading and Manufacturing (AFP)
South African black doll breaks the mould in high style
August 20, 2015 Posted by :
She is black and trendy, and young South African girls are learning to love her. Meet Momppy Mpoppy, who is a step ahead of other black dolls ...
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A pilgrim lights a candle inside the mosque. (Pic: AFP)
Pilgrims cast prayers to the skies from Algeria mountain peak
August 12, 2015 Posted by :
Determined to rise high enough for their prayers to be heard, climbers defy the stifling summer heat to conquer a summit in Algeria’s northern Kabylie region. They ...
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Skin whitening products for sale at a boutique at the Marche de Marcory in Abidjan. (Pic: AFP)
Ivorians ignore ban on skin-lightening creams
August 11, 2015 Posted by :
At just 26, Fatou’s skin is marbled from layer on layer of whitening cream. Some even call her a “salamander” woman after the little reptile with light ...
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