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Malawian chief advocates education for girls over marriage

A senior female chief in Malawi is doing all she can to fight child marriages. Theresa Kachindamoto advocates education over the marriage altar. In 2015, her efforts were rewarded when the country's law was amended raising the minimum age of marriage to 18.

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A journey around Africa with ten great songs

Celebrate Africa Month by taking a tour of the continent's best beats: classic favourites, hidden gems and contemporary hits. From west to south, Mali to Mzansi, bask in the rhythms and melodies that make Africa's heart beat proudly.


Google to train a million young Africans in digital skills

Google is working to boost digital skills across Africa and foster the spirit of internet entrepreneurs through its online learning portal Digify Africa. The company has pledged to train a million young people across the continent.

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