Listen to the most inspiring stories from AfricaLink in 2012 – a Rwandan self-made millionaire farmer who plays music to his animals, a Ugandan with space ambitions and a Nigerian urine-powered generator.
Africalink revisits some of the positive, inspiring and thought provoking stories from the continent aired over the past year.
The conflict in South Sudan between government and rebel forces has disrupted oil production. Now rebels say the oil companies must leave.
Dlingiziwe Ngubani is poor and furious. He lives in what was once the former homeland KwaZulu, where black people were forced to live during the apartheid era. Electricity, clean water or decent schools were unknown to the residents. Poverty, alcoholism were part of everyday life. After apartheid came to an end, Ngubani hoped his life would improve. Asumpta Lattus visited Ngubani’s village.
A million people died in East Africa alone during the First World War. Many Africans also fought in Europe, defending the interests of their colonial masters. Today, their sacrifice has been largely forgotten.
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