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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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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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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 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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Re-Awokening

Lauryn Mwale describes how black lives matter protests during a pandemic reshaped her views on race

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Changing Course and Embracing Therapy

Kamau Njonjo reflects on his journey towards self-discovery gained via therapy.

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Amala: A Portal to My Ancestors

Rafeeat Aliyu reconnects with her family history through the traditional food of her ancestors