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Spicy West African peanut stew. (leshoward/Flickr)
Dancing my weight away in West Africa
February 9, 2013 Posted by :
The year is 1985 and somewhere in the United States, Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie and a posse of their pop star chums huddle into a studio to ...
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Accra to Ouagadougou: A long, winding road
February 9, 2013 Posted by :
We had just settled down to enjoy the journey to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s capital city. We were over the bumpy part of the road outside Accra and ...
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I’m getting married, please send money
February 8, 2013 Posted by :
It’s eight in the morning when I enter the office gate just after dropping out of the minibus taxis – famously known as daladala – and my cellphone ...
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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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