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Will Africa ever escape the shackles of slavery?

    Have Your Say Send us your feedback Will Africa ever escape the shackles of slavery? As the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade is commemorated, we’re asking, will the scars of Africa’s history ever heal? … Continue reading

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Is your food safe to eat?

  Is your food safe to eat? Simian Patricio Abraham, a BBC listener in Malawi wrote in to the programme with a request for a debate on food safety. He is concerned that in his country street vendors cook food … Continue reading

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Is the BBC racist?

  Is the BBC ‘racist’? Jon Williams 20 Feb 07, 03:29 PM The ANC – South Africa’s ruling party – has accused the BBC of being racist for reporting the country’s crime problem (more details here). The truth, as ever, … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: African unity still a dream

  Viewpoint: African unity still a dream By Gamal Nkrumah BBC Focus On Africa magazine Darfur has been striken by the conflict between ‘Arab’ and ‘African’ My father, Ghana’s first President Kwame Nkrumah, was a trendsetter in more ways than … Continue reading

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BBC NEWS | Have Your Say | Why would you bleach your skin?

        Have Your Say Why would you bleach your skin? Why would anyone use skin-lightening cream? The French police have seized 15 tons of skin-lightening cream – the largest catch the French authorities have ever made of … Continue reading

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Does beauty empower or exploit?

Click on the link below to add your comments.  BBC NEWS | Africa | Does beauty empower or exploit? Does beauty empower or exploit?   How is beauty defined in Africa? Is there such a thing as a distinctly African … Continue reading

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What can Africa expect from WTO?

  Quote BBC NEWS | Africa | What can Africa expect from WTO? What can Africa expect from WTO? As the World Trade Organisation (WTO) gathers in Hong Kong for fresh negotiations between rich and poor countries, should Africa be … Continue reading

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