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Ex child soldier's charity hold online auction to fundraise for school in home town

Gua Africa, the charity founded by South Sudanese former child soldier and activist Emmanuel Jal, is holding a very special auction on eBay during 10th-19th February 2012.

New Inspirational Fiction Transports Readers to A Time to Heal

A Time to Heal (2011) is an inspirational novel set in Historical Africa of the early 60’s.

Women’s conference leaves Liberians out in the cold

An international conference aimed at the empowerment of women has caused a stir in the host country’s capital Monrovia after slums were bulldozed to give delegates world-class views from their hotels.

Mixed reactions in Africa’s anti-graft fight

Anti-corruption campaigns are increasingly geared towards silencing leaders' political opponents, say accused…

Botswana’s lake that came back to life

Only animals had not written off Lake Ngami, an inland lake in north-west Botswana famous for the birds that breed on its shores...

Top UK court rules on Iraqi deaths

Britain's Highest Court Rules on Case of 6 Iraqis Killed by British Troops

Malawi warns Western tobacco dealers

Malawi's president warns foreign tobacco merchants he will expell them if they continue to offer low prices...

Malawian pastors want Veep released

Malawian Vice President Cassim Chilumpha has won the sympathy of the clergy who are demanding his unconditional release from house arrest...

Madonna in Malawi for David reunion

The queen of pop returns to Malawi to meet her adopted son's father and check aid work she is involved in...

Sudan’s wandering population homebound

Africa’s largest country has been at war with itself for nearly a half century, but as peace returns so are its people…


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