Short documentary – Poverty of Perception

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A short documentary by Stefan Hunt, which beautifully exposes our misconception about ‘poverty’ among traditional African tribes, like the San in Southern Africa.

Africa is not a country

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Eritrea: Africa’s very own North Korea [VIDEO]

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Given its independence 25 years ago, Eritrea is one of Africa’s youngest nation states.

Les Amazones d’Afrique – A funky feminist collective

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Les Amazones d’Afrique is a collective of ten female performers, made up of international stars, local legends and upcoming talents.

South Africa grieves for the loss of anti-Apartheid activist ‘Kathy’

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Born to Indian immigrants, Ahmed ‘Kathy’ Kathrada has fulfilled a major role in South Africa’s recent history as one of the greatest anti-Apartheid advocates during the decades of white minority rule.

Hunger as a cause of death – What is a famine?

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Currently, a devastating famine causes the suffering of over 20 million people in the Horn of Africa, South Sudan, Nigeria an Yemen. 

Hans Rosling: A statistics ‘whizkid’ who forced us to look differently at Africa

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This month, the Swedish tropical doctor and professor International Public Health, Hans Rosling passed away.

Ubuntu – an African philosophy about humanity and interconnectedness

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‘I am because we are and, since we are, therefore I am’

Europe vs. Africa: The refugee double standard

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We only speak of a crisis when refugees and migrants wash up the shores of ‘Fort Europe.’

The Piano Guys & Alex Boye – Peponi

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In 2012, The Piano Guys  rewrote Coldplay’s song called ‘Paradise.’