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· March, 2011

Stories about South Africa from March, 2011

Egypt: Football Before and After the Revolution

In the past years, football (soccer) used to be the main source for joy for the Egyptian people. However it seems that the recent revolution that took place in Egypt...

Africa: African movies to watch

African movies that MightyAfrican would like to watch: “Africa United (Rwanda), Figurine (South Africa), From a Whisper (Kenya), Seasons of a Life (Malawi), Teza (Ethiopia)”

South Africa: Black Queer South Africans Online

Free Gender is a blog by a group of 14 young Black Queer South Africans, living in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. The group was started by Funeka Soldaat in 2008.

South Africa: Acacia Africa to host tweet-up

Acacia Africa partners with AfricaFreak.com to host tweet-up in South Africa: “Not just an event directed at consumers, Acacia Africa believes their forthcoming tweet up, scheduled for Saturday 19 March,...

Africa: African language Wikipedia update

African language Wikipedia update from South African blogger Greeman: “The process for forming a local chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation was jumpstarted at a workshop at Wits University in August...

Africa: Africa Region Finalists for the 2011 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize

Here are the African Region finalists for the 2011 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize: “* Best Book: The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna (Sierra Leone) * Best First Book: Happiness is...

South Africa's Continuous Struggle With Race

A change of government and the destruction of an entire political, cultural, social and economic system like that of Apartheid does not necessarily guarantee the destruction of its legacy. The...

South Africa: Body parts for cash

What about body parts for cash in South Africa?: “Ogilvy advertising agency has apologised “unreservedly” for a pamphlet and website offering money for body parts that was actually part of...

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