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Beijing urged to aid African social development

More than just pure business dollars, China urged to invest in social development across Africa. Alasan Senghore, director of Africa zone at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent...
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Jo Labi, Ivory Coast’s first all women band

It took a mother’s last wish, and a man to make it happen, but Ivory Coast now has it’s first all-women musical ensemble in what is hailed as a little “revolution” in this fiercely patriarchal...
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Somali movie industry films love, not war

Love-struck teenagers, angry parents, rowing couples: Somali youth tired of seeing their homeland portrayed as a war-torn famine zone have started making films to show a different side to their country. A...
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And the winner is … Miss South Sudan Australia

I had a ball last Saturday afternoon watching a group of courageous and stunning young ladies strut their stuff on television. Australia's ABC television documentary 'Miss South Sudan Australia' follows...
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Infographic: Mobile Technology in East Africa

In the first quarter of this year, (Nairobi's) iHub Research prepared an infographic giving a general overview of the mobile sphere in East Africa for year 2011. The infographic explores the different...