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Dr. Linah Kilimo talks about the movement to end the practice of female genital mutilation. 
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Why the lack of female voices in non-fiction points to deeper cultural issues.
The details about Africa's loss of "almost six and a half times the amount of money that it rec...
How addressing obstacles in its export sector would help Ethiopia's economic transformation. ...
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What you need to know about launching your business on the continent.
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The economic promise of Equatorial Guinea may not be ale to overshadow the harsh reality of ine...
PayPal is entering the African market. Learn more about their plans for the continent, beginnin...
Why the drama of Nigeria's kidnapped girls and the violence of Boko Haram has not discouraged i...
A look at Germany's plan for Africa - a frame work still in progress, but clear about their int...
With its sights set on the big time, Ethiopian fashion label, Abugida, is burning up the runway...
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Acclaimed for transitioning South Africa out of apartheid, former president F.W. de Klerk remai...
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Italian racism and anti-African immigration policy are the target of a new music video by Liber...
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In a fascinating podcast, Graca Michel gives her first interview since the death of her husband...
Musical collaboration in the African diaspora is alive and well. Hear about the adventures of E...
Ankara prints have become synonymous with African fashion, and their popularity shows no sign o...
Performance artist Okwui Okpokwasili, known for incorporating dance into her works, shares an i...
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Spring time in SA is fast approaching. Here 10 places to visit near Cape Town that won't break ...
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Sata Makes Surprise Public Appearance[Zambia Reports]After having scheduled and then cancelled three different swearing in ceremonies to appoint Zambia's Attorney General and Solicitor General, today President Michael Sata finally appeared to officiate the event. read more...
A Blessing in Disguise - Okagbare's Journey to Commonwealth Gold[Daily Maverick]Blessing Okagbare, who stormed to gold in the Commonwealth Games 100 metres on Monday, only took up sprinting in 2009. She is one of many West African sprinters who are clear evidence that the sporting talent in the region needs to be looked after better. read more...
Excessive Force Used at Marikana, Advocate Says[SAPA]Pretoria -The force used against protesting Marikana miners, leading to 34 deaths, was disproportionate, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Wednesday. read more...
No Need for Ebola Panic in South Africa, Health Minister Says[SAPA]Cape Town -There is no need for South Africans to panic following the outbreak of the ebola virus in West Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Wednesday. read more...
Analysts, MP Raise Questions Over Leaked Gas Contract[AlertNet]Dar es Salaam/Washington -A leaked contract showing ExxonMobil and Norway's Statoil will pay Tanzania no more than 50 percent of the profits from a natural gas field in the Indian Ocean has stirred a furore in the east African country. read more...
President Obama Should Press President Obiang to Cease Abuses[HRW]Washington -President Barack Obama and other leaders scheduled to meet with President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea next week should denounce torture, corruption, and other serious human rights abuses in the country, EG Justice and Human Rights Watch said today. Obiang will participate in Obama's US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC, from August 4 to 6, 2014. read more...
SA to Endorse Mauritania President-Elect[CAJ News]Pretoria -SOUTH African Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, will on Saturday participate at the inauguration ceremony of Mauritania president-elect, Mahomed Ould Abdel Aziz. read more...



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