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Africa's Pandemic Stories

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The Unexpected Front Liner

Kefilwe Mosala still dreams of a job in tourism, but for as long as the pandemic persists, she is needed elsewhere. Amplify fellow Gomolemo Dikang spoke to her.

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Calling The Tune

An Opera Singer stages a sit-in protest calling for the support of artists as they slowly begin to work again, but still reeling from little to no work since 2020. Jedi Ramalapa spoke to Sibongile Mngoma.

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The HQ Beat Vol. 1 No. 27

Halau from the HQ Squad! As much as Covid has (arguably) become our context, there is still significant uncertainty around the severity of newer strains, how the virus interacts with other diseases and the best ways for our economies to recover. But we are learning more every day. Scientists in

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The Tailor of Parcelles Assainies

Aly Tambedou shifted and innovated to keep his business alive. This is his story.

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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Zain Verjee on the targeting of Southern African countries after disclosure of the OMICRON variant by South Africa's scientists.

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Nairobi's Homework Club

Cynthia Gichiri writes about a small library in Mukuru that helps children from slums get their schoolwork done.

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The HQ Beat Vol. 1 No. 26

Kusheh from HQ! Something interesting is happening almost two years after the virus emerged: we've stopped talking about things going 'back to normal' and have become accustomed to the emergence of new ways of being and just getting on with it! It is fascinating how easily we have adapted to

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A Near Fatal Wait

Murielle E. reflects on her brutal encounter with Covid19.

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Genet's Brew

Genet Tilaybelay went from being a weaver to a coffee seller, all in the quest to survive and feed her new born baby, after the pandemic served up a bitter brew.

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Driving Against Stigma

Simon Kimera, a cargo truck driver and father of two, shares his experience dealing with separation and stigma.

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Safeguarding Children's Futures

Dr Jonathan Awori on widespread vaccination to safeguard children's wellbeing and protect their futures.

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No Going Back

Funmi Adebayo writes about Albert Afeso Akanbi, a documentary film-maker who found his love for family, life and work during the pandemic.


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