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February, 2018

  • 16 February

    African art arrives on the big stage

    The internationally acclaimed auction house Sotheby’s recently held its first sale of modern and contemporary African art Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 16 February

    How technology saved an abandoned baby rhino

    An implanted microchip led rescuers to a lost, injured rhino just in time Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 16 February

    Defining masculinity through dance

    Kamogelo Molobye is using the art of movement to talk about social issues Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 16 February

    Seychelles: 115 islands vs climate change

    Warmer waters and rising sea levels threaten the low-lying archipelago. Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 16 February

    Tobi: Ghana's sartorial star

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  • 16 February

    How this Kenyan fashion pioneer is ready to "kill it"

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  • 16 February

    Nigerian clerk: "I didn't say snake swallowed $100,000"

    Controversy is trailing the disappearance of $100,000 from the coffers of Nigeria’s examination board. Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 16 February

    Delta passengers evacuate plane in Nigeria

    At least five people were injured after Delta passengers used emergency slides to evacuate a flight that had returned to the airport in Lagos, Nigeria, the airline said Tuesday. Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 15 February

    Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai dies at 65

    Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s longtime opposition leader and former prime minister, has died in a South African hospital at the age of 65, according to MDC party spokesman Nelson Chamisa. Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 15 February

    Mandela's chosen one gets his turn in office

    It was the moment Cyril Ramaphosa wanted in 1999. The former anti-apartheid activist was Nelson Mandela’s favorite to succeed him as leader of the African National Congress and South African president, but the party overlooked him in a crushing blow to his political ambitions. Source link Click Here – Powered …

  • 15 February

    Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed hours after Zuma resigns

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  • 15 February

    Recycled materials turned South African art

    How artists outside Pretoria upcycled old items to create new decorative pieces for their township Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 15 February

    Where lives are auctioned for $400

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  • 15 February

    The CEO trying to stem Africa's migrant crisis

    Strive Masiyiwa, the CEO of Econet, is using Facebook as a way to challenge young African entrepreneurs to develop their countries. Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 15 February

    Hugh Masekela: The man behind the music

    South African music legend Hugh Masekela has passed away after a long battle with cancer. We take a look at the life of influential jazz musician. Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 15 February

    Migrants whipped and tortured on film

    Disturbing video clips shared on social media by their desperate families have revealed the ordeal of Sudanese migrants kidnapped and tortured for ransom in Libya. Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 15 February

    Nigeria's Winter Olympics bobsled bid

    Three Nigerian-American women are making history — and their Olympic dreams come true — by being the first ever African bobsled team to qualify for the Olympics. Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 15 February

    Africa's move to single aviation market

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  • 15 February

    Cape Town tightens water limits

    Cape Town — a city once at the forefront of Africa’s green movement — implemented new emergency water restrictions Thursday as the sprawling metropolis prepares for the day their taps run dry. Source link Click Here – Powered by the Only Free Internet

  • 15 February

    Opinion: President Zuma, you will not be missed

    In March 2009, less than two months before Jacob Zuma assumed office as the fourth President of post-apartheid South Africa, the Dalai Lama’s visa application to enter the country was denied. The Tibetan spiritual leader had been scheduled to attend a peace conference in Johannesburg, on the invitation of fellow …