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Elizabeth Ohene: Remembering Kathy

Added: 26.04.2017 11:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

Elizabeth Ohene reminisces about meeting the late South African anti-apartheid hero Ahmed Kathrada.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Africa's 2016 in pictures

Added: 26.04.2017 10:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

A selection of the most striking news images from the African continent this year.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Price of sinning

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In our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks into the culture of blind belief in destiny.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

South Africa: Julius vs The ANC

Added: 26.04.2017 8:45 | 1 views | 0 comments

South Africa's political rebel Julius Malema gains support across the nation as he challenges the ruling ANC party.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Down but never out

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South Africa is in for a rough ride as the ruling ANC prepares to choose President Jacob Zuma's successor.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Geophagy: Eating soil could harm babies

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Up to 80% of people in Africa, especially women, regularly eat clayey soil – this habit is known as geophagy. A previous study has already shown that it is a form of craving. Now researchers have shown that this practice can also be detrimental to health: pregnant women who consume particular types of soil display higher levels of lead contamination – as do their babies.

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Beyonce to offer US college scholarships to female students

Added: 25.04.2017 19:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

The singer will give young women the chance to study the creative arts, music, literature and African-American studies.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Sola Odunfa: Do Nigerians go on holiday?

Added: 25.04.2017 18:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

In our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa examines the attitude of Nigerians to holidaying, at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari has spent more than a month on "medical vacation" in the UK.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Culture clash

Added: 25.04.2017 18:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

In our series of letters from African journalist Yousra Elbagir looks at how Sudanese are using social media to celebrate and express their African identity.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

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