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Sauti Sol bags MTV EMA Best African Act award
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Group no strangers to winning or to international recognition

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‘I survived Ebola to help others fight the disease’
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A personal story of triumph

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    Washing away diarrhoea and other water borne diseases

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

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