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.
As fighting continues in three states in South Sudan, rebels are rejecting allegations by the United Nations that they killed hundreds of civilians after seizing an oil town last week.
Johannesburg is still struggling with the legacy of apartheid. The battle to reverse urban decay in some districts and turn it into a prosperous city where nobody feels left out has only just started.
Soweto is one of South Africa's oldest townships. Formerly home to Nelson Mandela and the center of anti-apartheid protests in 1976, it now attracts tourists from all over the world.
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