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Rebellion and celebration in Mali's music

They Will Have to Kill Us First, the acclaimed documentary about Malian music and its rebellion in the face of political turmoil, is now available to watch online.

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Tarkwa Bay: Africa's hidden surfing gem

Surfing might not be the most popular sport in Nigeria, but a handful of surfers have found a home on the waves next to Lagos harbour one of the busiest ports on the continent and are determined to use surfing to inspire and uplift the community.

Nii Quaynor: the father of the African internet

Pioneering Ghanaian computer engineer Professor Nii Quaynor has made it his life's work to ensure Africa remains connected to the rest of the world through the World Wide Web.

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