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Re-imagining Africa’s cities for a new Africa 4.0

Africa is re-imagining itself - from its economies to its politics and its infrastructure; offering a new vision for the future where cities are technologically and sustainably designed for people and...
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East Africa to join world gas giants

To East Africa's assets of spectacular wildlife, abundant land and shimmering beaches you can now add gas - so much gas it could transform global energy flows along with some of the world's poorest...
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The Mountain Gorillas of Central Africa

What does one do when confronted by a massive 1.9 m (6 ft 3 in), 220 kg (490 lb) creature in the midst of a dark and quiet jungle? Do you scream, cry or are you riveted to the spot in awe? Some have...
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Tribe: The enigmatic Samburu of Kenya

Despite the powerful forces of modernity, the Samburu take pride in their culture and keeping their rich traditions alive. Closely related to but distinct from the Maasai, the Samburu are...
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The Best: Top 10 Mobile Phone Apps in Africa

African technology developers are coming up with award winning innovative farming, social and health-themed mobile-phone apps specifically tailored to Africa's unique challenges and opportunities. Here are...
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A Landmark Ruling in South Africa

Last week, the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa’s administrative capital, ordered South African authorities to investigate and prosecute members of Robert Mugabe’s government who had tortured their...