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Living with AIDS

Every year, December 1 is marked as World Aids Day—a day to raise awareness and highlight the plight of those living with Aids. When officially started in 1988, over 70,000 people were reportedly living...
Joyce Nangobi

In Uganda: Women Fighting Corruption

Since 2003, Joyce Nangobi has been on a mission to help other women fight corruption. “It started as a necessity”, she says. At the time, families were being illegally evicted from their homes in...
Africa's Flags

Africa’s Flags: A Vexillological Approach to Africa

Africa's flags have been used as common symbols in history for over 5,000 years. Flags in general have been used dating as far back as 3000 BC with a metal Iranian flag and flag...
Meles Zenawi

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi Has Died

State television reports Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi died in the early hours of Monday morning after allegedly contracting an infection. He was reportedly receiving medical treatment in Brussels at the time of his death.Zenawi...
China In Africa

China In Africa: How China is Exporting Culture to Influence Africa

At least six dozen children stand at attention as the Buddhist bell rings. In sync they chant, eyes fixed on the Mandarin-inscribed lyric sheet. Barefooted, they then bow to the three large gold-plated statues...

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