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Heavy rains have lashed South Africa in recent days, with the southern and eastern parts of the country badly hit since last weekend. Rescuers continued to comb debris for those who might be trapped underneath landslides.
Ekene Ngige makes art with a blend of coffee
Coffee may have originated in Ethiopia, but in Nigeria, this artist is neither a brewer nor a drinker, but a coffee artist. When Ekene Ngige spills coffee, he makes art and not a mess.
Harsh abortion sentences are putting Malagasy women at risk
In Madagascar, a predominantly Christian country, abortion is illegal, including for victims of rape, and is punishable by ten years in prison. Activists campaigning for the legalisation of abortion are hoping their efforts will one day bring positive change to the many women across the country who have to turn to dangerous clandestine abortions.
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The NBA’s first ever academy in Africa is now open. It aims to train the best young basketball players on the continent, given them opportunities of a lifetime.
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