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Faces of Africa, documentaries on people in Africa, either prominent or ordinary, who have great stories to tell about Africa.

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Rebroadcast: GMT 17:30 Sun.

Faces of Africa – Nyaminyami: The river god

10 hours ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vf12lf3VTfU Nyaminyami a mythical god who used to provide meat for his people, whenever he appeared. The Tonga and Lozi people...

Faces of Africa – Afweyne “Big Mouth” and The Somali Pirates

1 week ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16R_IgkxSd4 He was nicknamed Afweyne “Big Mouth” in the Somali language; this is a man who spent close to a...

Faces of Africa – Dr. Ian Clarke: Mission to Mend.

2 weeks ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bmln88xGoc0 The White Doctor with a Flair of getting  things done, that’s a sentence that best describes Dr. Ian Clarke,...

Faces of Africa – 3 Decades of Hosni Mubarak

2 weeks ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-xvga4z_Oo&t=28s Hosni Mubarak was born on the 4th of May 1928; he was the fourth president of Egypt serving for...

Faces of Africa: Oliver Mtukudzi, life is about defeating challenges

3 weeks ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LaqR_t40GE Oliver Mtukudzi popularly also known as “Tuku” was a Zimbabwean singer-songwriter, businessman, philanthropist, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. With over...

Faces of Africa – Ska Moteane: Chef from the Mountain Kingdom

1 month ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBbZdkcCyn0 Ska Mirriam Moteane was born in Thaba Tseka Lesotho. She’s an award winning Mosotho chef, cookbook author and entrepreneur...

Faces of Africa – Valley of a thousand dreams

1 month ago
Every year, the world’s top canoeists come together to tackle Dusi Canoe Marathon in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Started...

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Opinion

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

1 month ago
A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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