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Mandela Film premieres in South Africa

Mandela Film premieres in South Africa

Reading Time: < 1 minute AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE A long-awaited film on the life of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela premiered in his native South Africa on November 3, 2013, stirring emotional…

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Togo’s first winter Olympian wants to inspire Africa

Togo’s first winter Olympian wants to inspire Africa

Reading Time: < 1 minute THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Togo’s first competitor at the Winter Olympics, cross-country skier Mathilde-Amivi Petitjean, did not expect to win a medal at the 2014 games…

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Olympic Champion Entering Politics

Olympic Champion Entering Politics

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Ethiopian running star Haile Gebrselassie said he is entering politics with the aim of winning a parliamentary seat in the 2015…

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Eritrea Becoming Cycling Power

Eritrea Becoming Cycling Power

Reading Time: 2 minutes AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE When Eritrean cyclist Natnael Berhane crossed the finish line of the Tour of Turkey in May 2013, he made history not only for…

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Best-seller Addresses Painful Past

Best-seller Addresses Painful Past

Reading Time: 2 minutes AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Nigeria’s Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of the best-seller Half of a Yellow Sun, said writing a novel about the civil war that devastated…

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Algeria Makes Manga Its Own

Algeria Makes Manga Its Own

Reading Time: 2 minutes AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE It is an extremely popular book form that originated in Japan, where it became a cultural phenomenon. Now manga comics are flourishing in…

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