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UK EVENT: AFRICA WEEKENDER – SHOWCASING THE LIGHT OF THE CONTINENT

With the preparation for the World Cup in South Africa and the excitement of 17 African nations celebrating their 50th year of independence – all eyes are on Africa. For the first time in the UK, you can experience an authentic taste of modern day Africa right on your doorstep. For one long weekend in May (21st-24th), a 72-hour entertainment extravaganza with live performances by top African artists as well as engaging activities for all the family will bring a new zest []

MALAWI MOVES VILLAGERS FOR MADONNA SCHOOL

Via AFP “The district commissioner for Lilongwe told the villagers to move off the land and (make) way for the construction of the academy because it was government land reserved for development projects,” an official from the commissioner’s office told AFP by telephone. The official, who did not want to be named, said district commissioner Charles Kalemba told the nearly 200 villagers that they were lucky to have been “compensated for the houses, gardens and fruit trees.” Kalemba, accompanied by officials from []