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Graphic: Kenny Leung, M&G
Impressions of Tanzania: A nation united
February 14, 2013 Posted by :
I recently needed a refresh of my Kenyan visa with a trip out of the country. I didn’t have money to fly but could afford a road ...
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Informal stalls in a market in Nairobi. (Flickr/computerwhiz417)
Making ends meet in Umoja
February 13, 2013 Posted by :
Salma is tired of running her mitumba (pre-owned) clothing stall in Umoja, Nairobi. She says business isn’t what it used to be and she spends too much ...
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Funerals the biggest parties in Ghana
February 12, 2013 Posted by :
The chance to show off your best black clothes, eat spicy giblet kyinkyinga kebabs, enjoy unlimited free drinks and perhaps meet the love of your life – welcome to ...
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A bad shoe day in Maputo
February 11, 2013 Posted by :
The generosity to be found at busy intersections on the streets of Mozambique’s capital can be puzzling to first-time visitors. My Canadian-based partner, Imelda, was hardly a ...
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Introducing Voices of Africa
February 11, 2013 Posted by :
“Great, yet another blog about Africa” is not the response you want when you’re pitching the project to a group of Zimbabweans over lunch. But I understood ...
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