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Flying Air Zimbabwe
February 7, 2013 Posted by :
They filed in, summoned by the booming voice of the announcer: “Ladies and gentlemen, this is a call for passengers travelling on Air Zimbabwe flight UM700 to ...
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Rock on down to Electric Avenue
February 6, 2013 Posted by :
Disco lights shine through the jet of piss arching from the groin of an ill-mannered youth to the dusty face of the street. The lights spectacularly change ...
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Chama: The economic model that’s all the rage in Kenya
February 6, 2013 Posted by :
The greying man in his early 50s wore an expensive brown leather jacket and a cream cowboy hat that slouched on his head. He looked at me ...
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Boda-boda boys in Juba. (Pic: Richard Poplak)
Juba: An old Jo’burg
January 8, 2013 Posted by :
Juba, on a Monday morning, spews diesel from thousands of Toyota Land Cruisers, their logos testimony to the baffling phalanx of aid organisations nudging the world’s newest ...
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Renting a read from Ethiopia’s paper landlords
January 31, 2012 Posted by :
Despite an abundance of national and international newsmakers, Addis Ababa has relatively little in the way of newspapers – no dailies of note or even newsstands to offer ...
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