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More South Africans able to take up ballet
For decades ballet was mainly the preserve of the rich, but now a diverse range of people are enjoying the dance form.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2014 19:51 GMT
South African solar candles combat blackouts
A solar candle business is taking off in South Africa, but new funding could make them affordable for poor households.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2014 00:16 GMT
Thousands of CAR children are starving
UN predicts more than 100,000 children will suffer from malnutrition this year despite end of sectarian fighting.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 22:58 GMT
South Africa miners back deal to end strike
Platinum workers negotiate 20 percent wage increase over three years, ending the lost strike in South African history.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014 11:00 GMT
New technology lights up Burundi
New technology is lighting up homes in country where civil war left much of the infrastructure destroyed.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 18:30 GMT
Malawi's new president calls for unity
New leader Mutharika asks defeated candidates to join him in rebuilding country, saying "no single person can do it".
Last updated: 31 May 2014 13:51 GMT
Malawi's Mutharika wins presidential election
Democratic Progressive Party's leader wins 36.4 percent of vote, defeating incumbent president in disputed election.
Last updated: 31 May 2014 12:29 GMT
Malawi presidential poll slides into chaos
Electoral commission says votes cast exceed registered voters, hours after blocking president from stopping election.
Last updated: 25 May 2014 06:57 GMT
Banda throws Malawi into new political crisis
President Joyce Banda annuls this week's presidential elections and calls for new vote within 90 days.
Last updated: 24 May 2014 14:57 GMT
Polls close in South Africa
Around 29 parties jostle for the votes of about 25 million South Africans registered to participate in the polls.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 23:44 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
In Pictures: India's water crisis deepens
As Global Water Week kicks off in Stockholm, world's second most populous city, New Delhi fights for water every day.
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