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.
Namibia's outgoing President Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the Mo Ibrahim Foundation African leadership prize. The award is meant to recognize good governance in a continent rife with authoritarian rulers.
Lambarene in Gabon is well known for the Albert Schweizer Hospital named after the famous physician and Nobel Peace laureate. It could make medical history yet again with research into an Ebola vaccine.
How many cows are you really worth? Paying lobola, dowry, or bride price is a custom in many parts of the world and calculating it is steeped in tradition. But South Africa now has the Lobola App. DW met the developer.
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