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Faces of Africa – Even The Gangsters Pt.1

Based on a medical clinic at the heart of one of the most notorious gang affiliated communities in Cape Town's Bishop Lavis, 'Even The...

Faces of Africa – The Swahili Sea Connection

Mwamaka Shariffa a descendant of Zheng He, a Chinese explorer from the great Ming dynasty. She yearns to learn more about her rich history...

Faces of Africa – The Biker Sisterhood

The motorbike or 'Boda boda' is one of the most convenient modes of transport in Kenya. The rise in popularity for women riding motorcycles in...

Faces of Africa – Food for Africa Pt.2

Agriculture is one of the most important economic activities in Africa. In South Africa, the industry is well developed and diverse,with over 50% of...

Faces of Africa – Food for Africa Pt.1

Agriculture is one of the most important economic activities in Africa. In South Africa, the industry is well developed and diverse,with over 50% of...

Faces of Africa – Retracing The Dragonfly Sea

Kenyan writer Yvonne Adhiambo's "Dragonfly Sea" was based on the story of Chinese navigator Zheng He's voyage to Africa. In this episode of "African Characters",...

Faces of Africa – Down Rise: A Sandboarder’s Dream

Namibia is a mecca for sand boarding in Africa. Raymond a Namibian knows too well the joy the sand dunes bring to his township...

Faces of Africa – King George Serves his Country

George Weah is amongst the most iconic African players to ever to grace the football stages in Europe and the African continent. Amassing prestigious awards...

Faces of Africa – Footballer with a Heart

Nwankwo Kanu from Nigeria impressed the footballing world with his unpredictable and bamboozling footwork skills on the pitch. However, a serious heart condition almost ended...

Faces of Africa – Tragedy to Triumph: The Story of Zambian...

A tragic history turned triumphant 19 years later. In 1993 a Zambian plane crashed into the sea 2km off the Coast of Gabon on its...