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Gift of the Givers: 25 years of philanthropy: Dr YM Essack: medical co-ordinator

South Africa is a unique and amazing nation; the spirit of ubuntu lives in us. In a series of five articles, we share stories...

Rebellion and celebration in Mali’s music

CD Anderson "A sometimes harrowing documentary charting the aftermath of a ban on music-making in northern Mali" (Image: https://t.co/Z3qb6G174e ) pic.twitter.com/PD2ZtiBAQ9 — CD Anderson (@bizarrojerri) September...

Librarian saves ancient African manuscripts in Timbuktu

When al-Qaida invaded the historic city of Timbuktu, Malian librarian Abdel Kader Haidara worked under the cover of night to save thousands of ancient manuscripts - documenting African knowledge in astronomy, poetry, religion and science - from the extremists.

Mashaba's men move it up a gear against Mali

Mashaba’s men move it up a gear against Mali

Bafana Bafana rounded off their preparations for this year's CAF Africa Cup of Nations with a fine display as they dismantled Mali 3-0 at Stade Monedan in Libreville, Gabon, on Wednesday.

Tinariwen sings the story of the vanishing Tuareg

The African-influenced, bluesy rock music of the band of tribesmen is born out of nostalgia. It is music that refuses to allow a culture to fade into the shadows – all sung in the extraordinary poetry of the Tamasheq language. But it is also a voice of the anger and hope of a generation of youngsters forged in the desert.

Broadcasting African documentaries to Africa

Broadcasting African documentaries to Africa

South Africa's Durban International Film Festival initiated a world first on Monday as it began broadcasting a full week of African documentary films to television audiences across sub-Saharan Africa.
Two-goal Bafana bring Afcon to life

Bafana eager to clip Eagles’ wings

Durban's Moses Mabhida Stadium is sold out for Saturday's 2013 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals clash between hosts South Africa and Mali. The Eagles are ranked third on the African continent, but Bafana's players are quietly confident ahead of the clash.
Africa targets free trade area by 2017

AU to provide $50m for Mali mission

The African Union is to contribute US$50-million to the International Mission of Support in Mali (MISMA), Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore, the AU's mediator on the Mali crisis, announced on Monday.

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