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PROGRESS

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    26 year old Levy fondly remembers his path to success

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  • Making jewellery from e-waste

    A former Kenyan street boy earns a living making jewellery from e-waste

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  • Putting out Mogadishu's fires

    Mohamed runs the city's first emergency response and fire services after the civil war

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  • Doris Lessing bequeaths book collection to Harare city library

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  • Generations: Entire cast of South African soap fired

    The TV drama first aired in 1993, a year before country's first democratic elections

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