Month: 3 years

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Outsourced Gemnet3 years

Computer says no?

Will robots and artificial intelligence help us in our daily lives, or steal our jobs and discriminate against us? Manuela ...

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Three women, three wives, one true story

A novel, a play and three women on the politics of polygamy, and what can change it. “I will not ...

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Money, witchcraft and beer – this is metal from Soweto

They call it black metal. Pounding, grinding and clanging music. On a sweaty night in Pretoria, Africans storm one of ...

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The uncertain future of Nigeria’s female prisoner

Women in a Lagos prison await trial with no healthcare or hope. The criminal justice system is slow and prison ...

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Access Africa

How have mobile phones transformed young lives in Africa? Today in Africa most young people in urban areas have mobile ...

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The world’s wealthiest woman, L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, Dies at 94

The world’s wealthiest woman, L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, has died, according to a statement from her daughter on Thursday. She was 94 ...

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Joshua Araka3 years

Keeping girls in school by providing free sanitary ware

When in primary school, Duke Okari saw a Class Seven girl crying as other pupils laughed and ridiculed her. At ...

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Outsourced Gemnet3 years

Dozens of Burundi refugees killed in clashes with DR Congo forces

15 women among 36 Burundian refugees killed in clashes with Congolese security forces who allegedly fired indiscriminately at protesters

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Muslim women in Tunisia can now marry whoever they want—including non-Muslims

Tunisia has lifted a 44-year ban preventing Muslim women from marrying non-Muslims. Tunisia’s president Beji Caid Essebsi has led a ...

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Pretty Yende: The Wealth Music Gives Me Is Priceless

Operatic soprano Pretty Yende is arguably one of South Africa’s greatest cultural exports today. The Milan-based opera singer has performed ...