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AFRICA’S LITERARY LIONS

By on August 2, 2012 in Africa Category, History Category
AFRICA’S LITERARY LIONS

From Sir H. Rider Haggard to Chinua Achebe, Africa-inspired literary lions have weaved a story as large as the continent.

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THE ART OF KILIMANJARO

Mount Kilimanjaro is both an iconic and clichéd part of Africa’s landscape. Artists have portrayed its massive snow-capped heights for a century and much of the work is not that artistic. Niles Nordquist and Aron Belka’s works emphasize the ephemeral beauty of the mountain.

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FOREIGN AID TO AFRICA

By on April 6, 2012 in Africa Category, Global Category
FOREIGN AID TO AFRICA

Does foreign aid help or hurt Africa in the long run? Based on 50 years of foreign aid’s poor record, we think we know the answer.

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BEAUTY AROUND THE GLOBE

By on January 1, 2012 in Africa Category, Global Category

Beauty has always been in the beholder’s eye, but it is also a window into a country’s psyche.

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EYE IN THE SKY

By on November 1, 2011 in Africa Category

The internal strife on the African continent has made it almost impossible to build a strong communication infrastructure.
But things are starting to change. Multiple countries in Africa already have satellites in orbit, some used for disaster monitoring and tracking endangered species, such as gorillas.

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