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Thu,05Mar2015

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Radio: Laughter in an Ivorian jam

Chuken Pat and his colleagues crack up at their own hilarious imitations of Ivorian politicians. Photo©Martin WaalboerGridlocked Abidjan commuters are letting off steam thanks to a drivetime show that pokes fun at politicians.

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Travel: The forgotten beauty of North Morocco

Photos© Riad Kalaa; Stephane Frances/ Onitworld.Net; Tondini/ Andia.fr; Marouane Photography.wordpress.comMorocco's government has poured billions of dirhams into giving the North a facelift – new bus routes, better roads, better security. When you add this to an economic boom driven by the huge Tanger-Med port complex and car factories, you have a new dynamic in a once decrepit region.

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Four charged over albino murder in Tanzania amid growing calls for action

File photo©ReutersA Tanzanian court has charged four people over the murder of an albino woman over six years ago as pressure mounts for authorities in the east African country to do more to stop the killing of albinos whose body parts are prized in black magic.

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Art: Walls without walls

Mehdi Ben Cheikh founder, Galerie Itinerrance, Paris. JOEL SAGET/AFPThe French-tunisian gallery owner goes streetside in Djerba to hit the moving target of art's new talent.

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Film Shaking off the chains of war

wilker Flores lets rip in the abandoned milk factory orphanage. Photo©All Rights ReservedHow two death metal freaks achieved catharsis in an Angolan orphanage.

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Ghana: Amnesty International raises concern over gender based violence

File photo©ReutersThe perpetration of violence of against women and girls in Ghana remains widespread, a concern Amnesty International raised on Wednesday in its 2014/15 human rights report.

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Ghana: Freed witches relocate to neighbouring camps

Many of the so-called witches were released to reunite with their families in December 2014. Photo©Courtesy photoBarely two months after the Ghana closed down the Bonyasi witches' camp in the northern region some of the alleged witches are relocating to neighbouring camps for safety.

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