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Living in a famous dumpsite for car wrecks, in the Ivorian capital, young and proud mechanics, many illiterate, are recycling scrap metal into … see more »
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In August 2012, police gunned down striking miners in the platinum belt of South Africa, in what has been been compared to the Sharpeville massacre, … see more »
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Tales of woe from retirees in Lagos, have continued to elicit emotional responses... see more »
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Thousands of children are working on small gold mines in Tanzania, says Human Rights Watch.
Here, two 13-year-old boys dig for gold ore at a mine in … see more »
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Josephine Mnisi and her husband are smallholder farmers in the village of Shewula in Swazilands eastern Lubombo region. see more »
Members of the 250-strong Ecowas Observer Mission have been deployed across the country's 10 administrative regions to monitor presidential and … see more »
What do a fireman, an employee at a towel factory and a coffee barista have in common? They make up the Department of Coffee (DOC), a new coffee shop … see more »
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Mama Hawa Aden Mohamed oversees a tailoring class at the Galkayo Education Centre for Peace and Development (GECPD) in Somalia. see more »
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Striking Lonmin miners gathered to discuss the deaths of some 34 of their colleagues two days previously. They were addressed by strike leaders and … see more »
A series of violent protests, at one of the world's largest platinum-producing mines, led to several deaths and injuries after a shoot-out involving … see more »
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