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Andrew Heavens · August, 2006

Andrew grew up in various parts of Africa — Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt — before moving back to England to start a career as a journalist. He covered village fêtes for Somerset's Chard & Ilminster News, crime and car crashes for Wolverhampton's Express & Star and technology for the Financial Times. He has since worked as a journalist in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Khartoum, Sudan. He blogs and posts pictures at Meskel Square.

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Latest posts by Andrew Heavens from August, 2006

DRC: Election results fragmented

Ethiopia: Floods and conflict take their toll

South Africa: Computer gamers get to compete

Sudan: Rape still a weapon

Kenya: Corruption a way of life

Kenya: “I am African” Aids campaign criticised

Kenya: Praise piles up for Obama visit

Nigeria: Economy “repressed” claims report

South Africa: Apartheid feet-washing apology dismissed

Zimbabwe: Mugabe's security expenses slammed

Kenya: Thousands flock to see Obama

Chad: Oil companies kicked out

Uganda: Lunch at the LRA peace talks

Africa: Film focuses on skin tone

DRC: Election tension mounts

Zimbabwe: Refugees suffer in South Africa

South Africa: Racism ruins national debates

Africa: Music goes online

Kenya: Wedding season hits Nairobi

Ethiopia: PM theorises on African development

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