Spirit of ‘Rumble’ Lives on in Congolese Boxing School

Spirit of ‘Rumble’ Lives on in Congolese Boxing School

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF David Samba and Onomo Mugabi don protective headgear and big, puffy gloves to punch away in the shadow of one of the world’s…

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Morocco’s Peaceful ‘Blue Pearl’

Morocco’s Peaceful ‘Blue Pearl’

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF The Rif Mountains extend nearly 300 kilometers from Tangier to the Moulouya River valley near Morocco’s Algerian frontier. Nestled within the range is…

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A High Point for Food Security in Senegal

A High Point for Food Security in Senegal

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF Assi Ndiaye pushes her fingers into a box of dirt, planting a small lettuce sprout on an urban rooftop in Dakar, Senegal. Ndiaye…

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Artists Bring Quirky Fashion Styles to Accra’s Streets

Artists Bring Quirky Fashion Styles to Accra’s Streets

Reading Time: 2 minutes Story and photos by REUTERS With music equipment laid out on an ironing board, disc jockey Evans Mireku Kissi waves his drumsticks as he plays…

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Young Malians Look For Opportunity

Young Malians Look For Opportunity

Reading Time: 2 minutes A group of Malian children playfully peer through holes in a wall that surrounds the United Nations mission camp in Goundam, in the Timbuktu region. As…

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The Timelessness of Tea in the Sahara

The Timelessness of Tea in the Sahara

Reading Time: 2 minutes The historic city of Agadez, Niger, sits along the southern fringe of the Sahara, where nearly everything seems to take on the tan hue of…

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Equatorial Guinea Steps Into Football Spotlight

Equatorial Guinea Steps Into Football Spotlight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A young boy in the mainland city of Mbini, Equatorial Guinea, bounces a football off his head, no doubt imitating his favorite footballers. In many ways,…

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New Light, Life for Nairobi’s Kibera

New Light, Life for Nairobi’s Kibera

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya’s government is bringing some light — and hope — to Kibera, a sprawling slum on the outskirts of Nairobi. Population and area figures differ…

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Kenya’s Economy on the Rebound after Westgate Attack

Kenya’s Economy on the Rebound after Westgate Attack

Reading Time: 2 minutes AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Westgate Shopping Mall was a symbol of Kenya’s growing well-heeled middle class: a vast market crammed with flat-screen televisions, imported wines, and chilled…

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South Africa’s ‘Born Frees’ Take Their Place at the Polls

South Africa’s ‘Born Frees’ Take Their Place at the Polls

Reading Time: 3 minutes ADF STAFF They are called “born frees,” South Africans born after the nation’s transition from apartheid to democracy. On May 7, 2014, 20 years after…

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