Congo Coffee Looks to Make a Comeback

Congo Coffee Looks to Make a Comeback

Reading Time: < 1 minute In the mid-1980s, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was officially exporting up to 130,000 tons of coffee per year, but by 2012 that…

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Night Basketball Returns to Mogadishu

Night Basketball Returns to Mogadishu

Reading Time: 2 minutes VOICE OF AMERICA For the first time in decades, young basketball players in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, are holding tournaments at night thanks to improved…

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Liberian Life Returns to Normal after Ebola

Liberian Life Returns to Normal after Ebola

Reading Time: < 1 minute VOICE OF AMERICA At the height of the Ebola crisis in late 2014, social life in Liberia was at a standstill as people tried to…

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Somalia Offers Amnesty to al-Shabaab Members

Somalia Offers Amnesty to al-Shabaab Members

Reading Time: 2 minutes Zakariya Ismail Hersi, a former senior al-Shabaab commander, speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia. [THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] VOICE OF…

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Hit Song Delivers Ebola Message in Liberia

Hit Song Delivers Ebola Message in Liberia

Reading Time: 2 minutes VOICE OF AMERICA In Liberia’s capital, the hit song Ebola in Town has a danceable beat and conveys a serious message about avoiding infection. Three…

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Kenyan is Champion Javelin Thrower

Kenyan is Champion Javelin Thrower

Reading Time: < 1 minute VOICE OF AMERICA Kenya is renowned for its distance runners who have won races all over the world. But not all Kenyans are built for…

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