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Nelson Mandela wins the South Africa's first multiracial election for president in 1994 - New York Daily News

New York Daily News
(Originally published by the Daily News on May 3, 1994. This story was written by Gene Mustain and Michael O. Allen.) JOHANNESBURG — Invoking the epic cry of another great liberation struggle, Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress ...

Ghanaian crowned first 'Miss Africa Continent' - eNCA

eNCA
JOHANNESBURG, SA - Barefoot, wearing traditional costumes including animal hide skirts and elaborately beaded headdresses, the contestants strutted the stage before Ghanaian Rebecca Asamoah was crowned the first Miss Africa Continent.

Drunken Drivers Needn't Worry in South Africa - Voice of America

Voice of America
This is the fourth story in a five-part series on road chaos in South Africa. An SUV surges down Johannesburg's M1 highway, its interior filled by the industrial, pounding sound of American metal band Rage against the Machine. “Hey! Hey! Sleep now in ...

Dropped balls and costly historical errors: How forgotten corners of Africa are taking centre stage - Mail & Guardian Africa

Mail & Guardian Africa
IF you look at a relief map of Africa, you will notice that northern Kenya extending into southern Somalia is a low, flat plain hemmed in my mountain ranges to the north, west and south. It's unusual for this to happen in Africa, but the region is in ...

South Africa: Arts and Culture Department to Launch Africa Month - AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.com
Pretoria — Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa is expected to launch Africa Month at the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site on Tuesday. At the launch the Minister will outline the programme of activities that will take place in the month of ...

Society And Culture - Issues

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Kenya SARA

SARA

The Support for Analysis and Research in Africa (SARA) project is managed by the Academy for Educational Development. The first ...

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: N/A - Kenya

Ghana Bhlasen

Bhlasen

Reflections on Ghana nationhood, celebrating independence and a call for national reflection by Atta Addo, of the Ghana Youth Leadership ...

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: N/A - Ghana

Zimbabwe BBC News | Is Mugabe's Strategy Working?

BBC News | Is Mugabe's Strategy Working?

Joseph Winter in Harare looks at the issue of land reform in Zimbabwe and whether President Robert Mugabe's policy is ...

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe BBC News | Points Of View: Occupying Farms

BBC News | Points of View: Occupying Farms

A war veteran and a farmer put their cases over the occupation of Zimbabwe's white-owned commercial farms.

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Salon News | Land War In Zimbabwe

Salon News | Land War in Zimbabwe

Angry and impoverished blacks say they are taking back the farms whites stole in the first place. But are they ...

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Guardian Unlimited | On The Front Line In Land War

Guardian Unlimited | On the Front Line in Land War

The squatters on Zimbabwe's tobacco farms show the country's big gulf is between Mugabe's supporters and the rest.

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Sokwanele

Sokwanele

Civic action support group, campaigning non-violently for freedom and democracy in Zimbabwe.

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Washington Post - Zimbabweans Struggle To Survive

Washington Post - Zimbabweans Struggle to Survive

Ongoing news coverage of Zimbabweans trying to live in a country with a devastated economy and unstable political situation. Includes ...

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Richard Knight supplies documents on the elections in 1980 and 2002.

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe703

Discussion of the food situation in the country during 2002. Links to related sites.

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe The Times: It Was Better Under Ian Smith

The Times: It Was Better under Ian Smith

Obituary for the former prime minister, Ian Smith, who died in November, 2007, and some comments from ordinary Zimbabweans.

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Zimbabwe

Uganda Acholi Today

Acholi Today

An online documentary created to detail the carnage committed against the ethnic people of northern Uganda. Contains graphic photographs and ...

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Uganda

Sudan Lost Boys Of Sudan

Lost Boys of Sudan

Documentary follows two young refugees from the Dinka tribe, Peter and Santino, through their first year in America.

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Sudan

Sudan Shattered Sudan

Shattered Sudan

National Geographic Magazine news story discusses the relationship between Sudan's war and its oil production.

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Sudan

Somalia Somalia Watch

Somalia Watch

NGO created to help increase the understanding of Somali issues, focusing on the governance and human rights situation.

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Somalia

Rwanda Free Pasteur Bizimungu Petition

Free Pasteur Bizimungu Petition

Petition calling for the immediate and unconditional release of former Rwandan President Pasteur Bizimungu.

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Rwanda

Nigeria Rufarm

Rufarm

Women's Rights Watch is an NGO working for the economic empowerment of rural women farmers and the enforcements of women's ...

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Nigeria

Libya Will The Key-Holder Come Soon To That Hall In Sirte?

Will the Key-Holder Come Soon to That Hall in Sirte?

Translation from the Arabic of an article by Abd al-Raziq al-Mansuri (aka Abdul Rezak al-Mansouri). [Microsoft Word Document]

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Libya

Libya Sijill - International Condemnation Of The Gaddafi Regime

Sijill - International Condemnation of the Gaddafi Regime

Personal page offers links to documents and web sites criticizing the current Libyan government.

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Libya

Angola Landmines Cripple Peace In Angola

Landmines Cripple Peace in Angola

Though the fighting has stopped, the anti-personnel land-mines remain. They are in fields, on roads and alongside rivers.

Category: Society and Culture - Issues

Location: Angola

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