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Africa's Pandemic Stories

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HQ Africa: Vaccine Watch Desk

We tap into HQ sources and partners that give us insight into what's happening on the continent's vaccine front. Here are this week’s highlights.

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My Daughter's Laughter

Giving birth at the start of the covid pandemic affected me psychologically and professionally as a student studying a dual PhD programme. Antenatal checks at the hospital were frightening as I fretted over getting infected by the virus. However, I soon learnt to ignore my fears, which erupted again just

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The HQ Beat Vol. 1 No. 6

Ongaipe from the HQ Squad. There is a COVID-19 surge on the continent, and it is definitely of concern. That concern is tempered a bit by the just-ended G7 Summit with some positive news for Africa, as a landmark agreement was reached to contribute a significant number of vaccine doses,

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An Encounter of the Documentary Kind

Wilfred Okiche writes about how the Encounters Film Festival has changed gears and is still telling Africa’s stories, one documentary at a time.

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From the Edge of a Cliff

Keketso Mabale journeys from being nonchalant about covid to a launching a Covid19 awareness campaign in his village

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A Chicken in (Almost) Every Pot

Bradley Mayuba details how the pandemic inspired him to begin poultry farming

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The Rough with the Smooth

Thuku Kariuki describes the pandemic's impact on freelance journalism and family traditions

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Special Beat: A Masterful Move By The Mastercard Foundation

The Foundation will deploy $1.3 billion over the next three years in partnership with the Africa CDC to provide vaccinations and vaccination support in Africa.

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DJ Akio on the Ones and Twos

Mohau Kubheka caught up with DJ Akio on keeping the beat alive, and surviving Covid19 lockdowns.

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The HQ Beat Vol. 1 No. 5

Ndewo from the HQ Squad. The Beat is loaded this week. One feature is the story of a young woman who found her voice and took her place in the #BlackLivesMatter movement that rocked the world. The sad and unfortunate pandemic of corruption continues to be a hindrance on the

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The Re-education of Family

Godiolla Akimana describes how her family came around to creating a conducive online learning environment after initial resistance.

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A Novel Gives Hope

Prince Acquah recounts his family's trials and triumphs during the pandemic


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