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Africa's Pandemic Stories

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Highlights from a Kenyan Krismasi

Despite the difficulties of the past year, Kenyans from across the country came together to celebrate family and community, captured by photographer Gabriel Jackson.

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Narrative Matters.

Eunice Kilonzo powerfully highlights the importance of narratives and the realities they create.

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The Omicron Variant and The Infantilization of Africa

Blessing Nwodo laments the doltish, and oft harmful, prejudice towards Africa and its people.

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A Storyteller's Reflection on Healing and Gratitude

Producer and filmmaker Appie Matere reflects on how she has healed and grown through the pandemic.

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Festive Food

Funny foodie, Thabo Mamelodi, shares his recipe for an easy-to-recreate festive feast.

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What Inspires Creativity?

#AmplifyHQ Fellow Funmi Adebayo showcases the work of Muyiwa Akiwolere as he shares the inspiration behind creating contemporary Nigerian art in the time of Covid.

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Embracing The 'Green Mamba'

Amplify Fellow Clarke Dhana's photostory looks at the struggles faced by Zimbabwean's from their passports, which many have dubbed 'Green Mamba'.

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Impact On Education

#Amplify HQ fellows Sophia, Gomolemo, Caroline and Osarode took to the streets and spoke to educators about how they were affected by the pandemic.

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Afro Fem Coders

Zaqi Alibhai speaks to a young dynamic woman from Uganda, Gloria Tumushabe, about why she decided to take a stand against gender disparities in tech by teaching the next generation of women from across the continent how to code.

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The HQ Beat Vol. 1 No. 29

Molweni from the HQ Squad! This year, we've experienced a lot of change and upheaval; we have  grappled with loss and made adjustments to accommodate the new status quo. This year has also shown us how resilient we are, how inevitably we push up and adapt, how we have a

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Crops From A Crisis

The pandemic inspired Werkenesh Nega and others in her community to become business-minded farmers.

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Vaccine Apartheid

Victor Baatweng writes about the Omicron variant in the context of vaccine inequity - with a particular focus on Botswana.


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