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Africa news in brief

Here we round up some of the stories that have caught our interest in recent weeks: Ghanaians take sanitation into their own hands: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2012/nov/13/ghana-loo-sanitation-poo-political?INTCMP=SRCH Uganda’s gorillas enjoy a much needed renaissance: http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Uganda-now-home-to-half-the-world-s-gorillas–says-report/-/688334/1619390/-/uamo36/-/index.html Interesting article by Alexander Dziadosz on the realities … Continue reading

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Sport: The Two Lions Felled; Africa Cup of Nations Round-up

Yesterday evening’s 1-0 win by Mali over Guinea marked the end of the first round of games in this year’s African Cup of Nations. With 15 goals in 8 matches the competition has already seen some surprise results. It has also courted controversy as Teodorin Obiang jnr, son … Continue reading

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The Lions of the Atlas vs The Lions of Teranga: Africa Cup of Nations 2012 Comprehensive Preview

  With three times winners Egypt missing who will claim Africa’s greatest footballing prize?   Map of qualified nations 2012  Souce: Wiki Commons At half past seven on the evening of January 21st the whistle will blow in the Estadio De Bata to signal the beginning of … Continue reading

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Africa: News Update

Egypt: Trial of ex-President Hosni Mubarak opens Sudan, South Sudan to Finalise Oil Talks By End September Somalia: UN official warns famine could spread without adequate relief funding Reuters: Africa News Blog by Julie Mollins: Is Africa drought a chance … Continue reading

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African history in fiction: The novels that add flesh to historical bones

One of the best things about studying Africa is that so much of the continent’s post-colonial literature is imbued with personal, perceptive and challenging insights into some of the unavoidable themes of African history. Fictional accounts, often fused with local … Continue reading

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