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 – Lessons from My Heritage

2 days ago
Hargeisa, the capital city of the self declared state of Somaliland, is Sada Mire’s home away from home. Sada lives...

Faces of Africa – Saving The Savannah

1 week ago
“It’s really sad to have to face the fact that, our most iconic mammal remaining on earth today, the...

Faces of Africa – Chief Theresa: let girls be girls

1 week ago
Chief Theresa Kachindamoto of Malawi is no ordinary chief. In the past fourteen years that she has been the senior...

Faces of Africa – My Mandela: Khalo’s Letter to Madiba

3 weeks ago
The lens focusing through the history of a country is due to come across events, seasons and regimes that...

Faces of Africa – Planet Ocean

4 weeks ago
“As humans, we sometimes forget that we come from water, that it’s not a foreign space. As we become...

Faces of Africa – Compassion Without Borders (Episode 3): Angels In White

1 month ago
Algeria faces Europe across the Mediterranean Sea. It’s the largest country in Africa. Algeria won its independence in 1962, and...

Faces of Africa – Compassion Without Borders ( Episode 2): The Battle...

1 month ago
In early 2014, the world was shocked by the news of an Ebola outbreak in West Africa. More than 20,000...

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Nigeria polls: Atiku snubs election peace deal, Buhari signs

54 mins ago
The main opposition candidate in Nigeria’s presidential race, Atiku Abubakar, snubbed a peace pact signed by president Muhammadu Buhari and other opposition candidates. The People’s...

Suspect in Rwanda genocide home after Denmark extradites him

1 hour ago
A Rwandan teacher accused of participating in the country’s 1994 genocide has arrived home to face charges after his extradition from Denmark. Prosecution spokesman Justin...

At a glance: The new UN migration pact

13 hours ago
Delegates to a U.N. conference have laid out commitments to fight people trafficking and boost economic opportunities in the wake of pledging to cooperate...


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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

1 month ago
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

1 month ago
  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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Opinion: China International Import Expo, A New Approach to Global Trade

1 month ago
By Edward Kusewa  The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is being dubbed by some experts as the newest approach in global trade. In describing this...
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