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This Is Africa presents: COVID-19 storytelling series
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Arts, Culture and Sport This Is Africa presents: COVID-19 storytelling series

In a creative storytelling collaboration with the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), This is Africa explores new realities, based on the impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic. The collection of feature stories, essays, cartoons, video and animations brings together different experiences, initiatives and perspectives on how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected and altered many lives across the continent as Africans continue to forge new realities and routines for themselves.

The Lioness of Dar es Salaam
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Africans rising The Lioness of Dar es Salaam

Barbara Gonzalez has no talent for bowing to the inevitable, neither does the word impossible exist in her vocabulary. At just 30, Gonzalez was appointed the CEO of Tanzania’s 20-time Premier League champions Simba Sporting Club, the first ever woman to hold the CEO position in the country’s top-flight league.

10 irresistible African gems to celebrate Valentine’s Day
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Lifestyle 10 irresistible African gems to celebrate Valentine’s Day

In Africa, as is the case across the globe, it’s the season of love once again. Many couples are undoubtedly excited to leave work early, and go wine and dine with their loved ones. Whether you’re getting ready for that romantic candlelight dinner, preparing an evening out with family and friends or celebrating solo, we have the perfect African love playlist for your February 14.

Zimbabwe renames streets in honour of African anti-colonial icons and revolutionaries
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Politics and Society Zimbabwe renames streets in honour of African anti-colonial icons and revolutionaries

The government of Zimbabwe has approved the renaming of roads in the capital Harare and other cities to honour African liberation icons, Zimbabwean independence struggle stalwarts, and political figures who have supported the African cause. Those honoured include, Angola’s Agostinho Neto, Botswana founding leader Sir Seretse Khama, Patrice Lumumba and Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro among others.