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Peter Beard: Wild Thing

Renowned photographer Peter Beard speaks about his bloodstained work, his 40 years in Africa and his recent booklaunch. (Via Dazed+Digital) TASCHEN has relaunched a book on Peter Beard’s fascinating...
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Lagos’ Trash Power

LAGOS (Reuters) - One thing Nigeria's megacity of Lagos, one of the world's largest, generates in abundance is trash. Now it plans to turn that rubbish into electricity which the city desperately lacks. The...
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Can cloud computing take off in Africa?

The new technology may be perfect for the continent's economic development path. When it comes to information technology in Africa, analysts will tell you, this continent has an amazing ability to...
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Tribe: The Bodi, where big is definitely beautiful

Ethiopian men compete to be the fattest in the village by drinking a mixture of blood and milk while living in isolation for six months. Slim might be in elsewhere but for Ethiopia's Bodi or Me'en people,...
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Dear Non-Black Friend

This article was first published on www.different-strands.com. This post was in response to the many questions received by the blogger from her non-black friends.  By Phoebe Mwanza. Dear Non-Black...