Items tagged africa

Unearthing a Long Ignored African Writing System, One Researcher Finds African History, by Africans

BU anthropologist Fallou Ngom discovered Ajami, a modified Arabic script, in a box of his late father’s old papers

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Botswana Court of Appeals Upholds Decriminalization of Same-Sex Relations

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Zanele Muholi: Celebrating South Africa's black LGBTQIA+ community

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Coronavirus in Africa: Five reasons why Covid-19 has been less deadly than elsewhere

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La polio est officiellement éradiquée en Afrique, « une délivrance »

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The Congo Rainforest

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Photo report: Ice covers desert town of Ain Sefra — The Gateway to the Sahara, Algeria

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Music is the weapon

During Christmas 1980, Hugh Masekela and Miriam Makeba performed at a concert in Lesotho that deeply challenged and disturbed South Africa’s apartheid regime. The record of that concert is being reissued.

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Basic income is paving a path to freedom in Kenya

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From Africa rising to, How did we get here?

A sad case of internalized racism.

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I was a quadrillionaire in Zimbabwe, but could barely afford to buy bread

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Uganda’s Tarantino and his $200 action movies

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Brilliant WarkaWater Towers Collect Drinking Water from Thin Air in Ethiopia

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If the UK were an African Country: Was Great Britain a Mistake?

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The African Village Where Every House Is a Work of Art

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