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Faces of Africa – Cocoa to cash in Cote d’Ivoire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0G90tqdkUF8 It was in the 1970s that Cote d’Ivoire began to establish itself as a powerhouse for cacao production. It currently leads the world in...

Faces of Africa 07/16/2017 The Unity Dow Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEeGFCu0f0E Unity Dow is the former high court judge of Botswana, human rights activist, writer and politician. She was born in 1959 in Botswana and...

Faces of Africa 07/09/2017 Planet Ocean

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JozGXaeLsw   “As humans, we sometimes forget that we come from water, that it’s not a foreign space. As we become forgetful, we lose a connection...

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 06/25/2017 Musical Dreams: The Odeion String Quartet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGPu6QHU814&t=1s Bloemfontein is renowned as the center of musical education and performance in South Africa. But the emergence of a new era after apartheid saw the...

Faces of Africa – Eshetu Sentayehu: The Unsung Hero

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2X0JAR6gnY   Ethiopia is world known for its prolific athletes. Most of these athletes come from Bekoji town, a small agrarian town in Central Ethiopia. This small...

Faces of Africa – Fidelis, APOPO & the Hero Rats

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKtwXVxyV2A The number of landmines buried in Africa alone is in millions. These landmines were planted mostly during wars in the colonial period. Decades later, these...

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 – Gorillas in our Midst: The Story of...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saFDMxOVrww&t=142s A hundred years ago, Uganda was branded the Pearl of Africa. Wildlife of every kind could be found in abundance. Then in the 1970s,...

Faces of Africa – AMISOM: Africans Save Somalia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4tMJxi3sDE In 1991 a civil war broke out in Somalia that was to last 20 years. Multiple rebel factions competed to fill the power vacuum...