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Stories about Afrikaans

18 September 2016

Why Do So Many Eritreans Risk Their Lives Fleeing the Country?

"Eritrea is an authoritarian state. There is no independent justice system, no parliament, no democratic institutions to speak of. "

17 July 2015

Explaining the Appeal of the Song ‘Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika’ Across Africa and Beyond

"Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika" means "Lord Bless Africa" but its message resonates at a deeper level for many Africans and non-Africans alike.

10 August 2013

Does a Malawian Herb Cure HIV? ‘Africa Check’ Knows the Answer

(The answer is no). The website sorts fact from fiction when it comes to claims about the African continent.

18 May 2010

South Africa: Nation mourns passing of Dr Frederick Van Zyl Slabbert

The day was July 9 1987. The place was Dakar, Senegal. The participants - members of the then banned African National Congress and a group of 61 influential white Afrikaners....

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