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The Big Picture – Behind the Lens of African Photographers

The likes of the late Malick Sidibe from Mali, Nigerian Solomon Osagie, and South Africa’s Alf Kumalo are just some of the pioneers of African photography who have gone on to garner international acclaim, and [...]

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The Role Of Independent Statistics On Painting An Accurate Picture Of Africa

A revolution is underway in Africa and it is not one that involves crowds taking to the streets. Instead it is a revolution in the way the continent is generating and using data to help [...]

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#3 – Moroccan Officials Move To Quell The Biggest Riots Since Arab Spring

Eleven people, including two police officers, are to face a judicial investigation over the case of a man crushed to death in a rubbish compactor. Read More >> Source: The Guardian

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#4 – Can ICC Prosecutors Deter Violence In The DRC?

A team of prosecutors from the world's permanent war crimes court are on a five-day trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said the delegation would meet official national representatives as [...]

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#8 – Zimbabwe Banks Forced To Limit Withdrawals Due To Cash Crunch

Some Zimbabwean banks have slashed the cash withdrawal limit to $50 a day in the latest sign of an acute currency shortage. Long queues have formed at banks over the past seven days, with bankers [...]

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#7 – Students Divided About The Future OF Wits

The Fees Must Fall group met at Solomon Mahlangu House which is on the East Campus, while the Take Back Wits group met at the Wits Science Stadium which is on the West Campus at [...]

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The MasterCard Foundation Symposium on Financial Inclusion Advocates for Financial Service Providers to Focus on Those Living in Poverty

Two-thirds of adults in Africa do not have an account at a formal financial institution. The 2016 Symposium will offer insights into sustainable business models to drive financial inclusion Kigali, RWANDA, 05 October 2016,-/African Media [...]