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Fighting corruption through music in Sierra Leone Interview with Emmerson Bockarie

Jamie Hitchen interviewed Sierra-Leonean singer Emmerson Bockarieon on his country, its corruption problem and the role music can play in raising awareness and changing attitudes
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Kenya: Traditional Medicine and the Law by John Harrington

Professor John Harrington discusses how in Kenya after decades of repression, authorities are now actively seeking to modernise traditional medicine . He also highlights challenges in regulating and protecting intellectual property rights of those practising traditional medicine.
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Whodunnit in Southern Africa By Ranka Primorac

Thrillers offer complex insights into how authors and readers may understand the present, and imagine the future. This is seldom recognised by journalists, academics and other commentators.
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Africa through my television by Michael Holden

Michael Holden argues that by depicting resourcefulness and the precarious nature of everyday urban life, the BBC series “Welcome to Lagos” underscored the commonality of human experience.