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The 25 things happy people do differently

WE all experience moments of insecurity, frustration, stress and even depression, but for some of us, these moments last longer than others, writes Shannon Kaiser. Like many people, I've gone through...
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Mandela film attracts Oscar buzz

A trailer for the new Nelson Mandela movie starring Idris Elba has been released as the frail freedom fighter enters his seventh week in hospital. http://youtu.be/hmm-aazQQKA Mandela: Long Walk to...
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Africa’s leading eCommerce websites

eCommerce is growing in Africa. The eradication of traditional barriers to entry, including internet access, cost of technology and access to mobility, means that eCommerce has become a reality for any sized...
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Africa must think big for its children

Africa has always been a continent of contrasts. And the latest findings from an amazing team of international researchers show that when it comes to providing our children with the best chances in life,...
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10 digital innovations changing Africa in 2013

Don’t call Africa a charity case. In recent years, it’s become a testing ground for breakthrough ideas, innovative high-tech products, and disruptive startups. As the world’s fastest-growing mobile...
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A Cape Town beach house dream

This laid-back wood-clad bungalow on Cape Town’s Bakoven beach oozes seaside style. The lucky owners are Cathy, Mike and their three children. A lover of bargain finds, the resourceful Cathy did...
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Phiona Mutesi makes the right chess moves

Uganda's teenage chess champion Phiona Mutesi is so focused on improving her performance that she reportedly replays her moves with the salt and pepper shakers in hotel restaurants while attending...