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Kids play in a shipping container that's been turned into a creche in Nairobi. (Pic: David Gianti)
Creches as cash cows in Kenya
September 10, 2013 Posted by :
It used to be a common joke in Nairobi’s bars, salons and taxis: the fastest way to get rich in Kenya is to start your own church. ...
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Mobile phone holders. (Pic: Fyrkuna Gallery)
The blacksmith who turns Liberia’s war arms into art
September 9, 2013 Posted by :
German blacksmith Manfred Zbrzezny and his apprentices hammer, file and weld in a steamy, dark workshop on the outskirts of the Liberian capital Monrovia, surrounded by parts ...
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Who’s really broke and who’s not?
September 4, 2013 Posted by :
I have been on the lower end of the income scale for considerable periods of my life. I’ve been jobless, cashless, food-less and hopeless. I learned how ...
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TB Joshua. (Pic: EmmanuelTV)
Cashing in on the lure of super-pastor TB Joshua
September 2, 2013 Posted by :
In Africa’s largest metropolis, the district of Ikotun Egbe in Lagos has turned into a boomtown. The draw? Temitope Balogun Joshua, one of Nigeria’s richest “super-pastors”, whose ...
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Music memos: Artists of the month
August 29, 2013 Posted by :
The face of music in Africa is changing. Musicians are seeking alternative routes to the shoddy label of ‘world music’, and finding unprecedented levels of success in ...
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