Special Report


Central African Republic crisis: 'Lame-duck' president?

Catherine Samba-Panza caught up in a state of crisis

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Swaziland braces itself for AGOA exitBy IRIN | Tuesday, July 29  2014 at  14:49

AGOA has helped provide job opportunities in Southern Africa. PHOTO | IRIN |

Disregard for Human Rights puts the county in trouble

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DR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and delicious By MARTHE BOSUANDOLE BULAMATARI | Monday, July 28  2014 at  10:06

A vendor holds white weevil larvae at Kinshasa's Gambela market on July 9, 2014. In Kinshasa's Gambela market shoppers can find insects for every occasion -- crushed, boiled or fried -- they are not only nutritious, but also have real gastronomic value. PHOTO | AFP |

Eating caterpillars and termites with a big spoon

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CAR: Where rumour and gossip can killBy ANDREW HARDING | Sunday, July 27  2014 at  11:52

There is, at some level, a pettiness to the conflict. PHOTO | BBC |

Score-settling and opportunistic attacks fuel the cycle of violence

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Thwarting Senegal’s cattle rustlers using mobile phonesBy FIONA GRAHAM | Friday, July 25  2014 at  15:41

Senegal's cows don't spend their days chewing the cud on a postage stamp of grass - they roam. PHOTO | BBC |

Technology offering practical solutions

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