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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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In Central African Republic, A Crisis for Children

In Central African Republic, A Crisis for Children

Reading Time: 2 minutes Adf staff A young boy sits on a stool, stares at a chalkboard, and writes in his notebook. His classroom is the porch of a home…

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Niger Poised to Transform Its Economy

Niger Poised to Transform Its Economy

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF The wide, languid Niger River is Africa’s third-longest at 4,200 kilometers. It stretches in a boomerang shape from Guinea up as far north…

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Freedom Peeks Out of Darkness in Mali

Freedom Peeks Out of Darkness in Mali

Reading Time: 2 minutes ADF STAFF After more than a year of violence and instability, Malians walked to the polls and cast a vote for a more peaceful future….

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