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Jacob Zuma (Pic: Gallo)
Dear President Zuma
May 7, 2014 Posted by :
An open letter to South African President Jacob Zuma from a young citizen. Dear Mr President I hope you are well today and thank you for taking the ...
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It’s time for African leaders to invest in agriculture
May 5, 2014 Posted by :
The African Union has declared 2014 the Year of Agriculture and Food Security, recognising that this is the issue of our time. In January 2014, ONE and ...
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Carl Joshua Ncube. (Pic: Fungai Machirori)
Zimbabwe learns to laugh at itself – but just how much?
May 5, 2014 Posted by :
Zimbabwe’s largest arts event, the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa), came to a controversial end last night when popular South African Afro-fusion band, Freshlyground, was ...
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Kenyan teenage Maasai girls attend an alternative right of passage at Kilgoris, Trans Mara district, at a ceremony organised by an anti-female genital mutilation, campaign, Cherish Others Organisation. (Pic: AFP)
Criminalisation will not stop FGM in East Africa
May 2, 2014 Posted by :
Since female genital mutilation (FGM) has been outlawed in Ethiopia, some rural families have been holding clandestine circumcisions, said parents at confidential focus group discussions in Ethiopia for ...
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Luanda cityscape at dusk. (Reuters)
Angola’s hidden crisis
April 30, 2014 Posted by :
What exactly constitutes development for a post-conflict African country? Is it the built environment or investment in human capital? That’s a question I think about daily here ...
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