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Faces of Africa – Meles Zenawi: The Man Who Gave Back

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLV78Or7Fas Cycles of drought and famine had long played a role in Ethiopia’s politics. In 1974, a terrible famine resulted in the overthrow of Emperor...

Faces of Africa – Mugabe: The Old Man and the Seat...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwCUhOHe9Sg Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the Zimbabwe’s former president and the longest serving leader in Africa. Mugabe was born in 1924 to a Malawian father and...

Faces of Africa 03/26/2017: Maasai Cricket Warriors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mb_mdXILSSU Maasai Cricket Warriors’ team was founded in 2007 by Aliya Bauer, a South African researcher and cricket enthusiast. While doing research on baboons in Laikipia,...

Faces of Africa – Samora Machel: The Struggle Continues

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpnzyY08LMg The Republic of Mozambique is a country in the South-eastern part of Africa. Its capital and largest city is Maputo. The country was colonized by...

Faces of Africa – Fela Kuti: The Father of Afrobeat, Part...

https://youtu.be/cS_Yd_iMYWo Born Olufela Ransome Kuti in October 1938 in the upper-middle class city of Abeokuta, Fela Kuti was a Nigerian music maestro and the pioneer...

Faces of Africa 07/02/2017 Samora Machel: The Struggle Continues

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpnzyY08LMg&t=2s The Republic of Mozambique is a country in the South-eastern part of Africa. Its capital and largest city is, Maputo.  The country was colonized...

Faces of Africa – Fela Kuti: The Father of Afrobeat, Part...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ts87oRqdfQ Fela Kuti born as Olufela Ransome Kuti was a Nigerian music maestro and the pioneer of Afro-beat. In forming Afrobeat, he mixed his African roots with his...

Faces of Africa – Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob Mallane is a traditional spiritual healer in Rosendal town in Free State province, on the South African and Lesotho border. When he was only...

Faces of Africa – Wadongo’s Little lamp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJD3FNwUU3c   Evans Wadongo, one of the top ten CNN heroes in 2010, was nominated for the award for designing a solar lamp which he calls...

Faces of Africa – Kenneth Kaunda: The man with a big...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsQFmp9CDcw&t=13s A God-fearing man, a musician, a man of the people, one of Africa's great leaders, are just some of the words used to describe...

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Former tennis champion Boris Becker said on Sunday he has a genuine diplomatic passport from the Central African Republic after the country’s foreign minister...

32 Fula civilians killed in Mali attack: Group

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Traditional hunters known as "Dozo" killed 32 civilians after surrounding an isolated village in the centre of Mali, local officials told AFP on Sunday. "They...

Zimbabwe police says 49 people injured in Saturday’s blast at president’s rally

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Zimbabwe police said on Sunday 49 people were injured in the explosion at President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s a political rally on Saturday, with the number...

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Deji Badmus

NIGERIA: BUHARI’S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

There is something about corruption in Nigeria that is, for me, a huge contradiction. Everyone in the country knows it is about the biggest...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...
Robert Kagiri

What China’s ‘New Era’ means for Africa

The curtain finally came down on the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Congress held between October 18-24, 2017 at the Great Hall of...
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