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Africa’s exiled ‘witches’

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In West Africa, many people believe in supernatural powers. Every year, thousands of women are branded as witches and persecuted. They can only survive in isolated villages.

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22.11.2016 | 14:48

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Ghana’s ‘Fitvolution’

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Nearly 30 percent of Ghana’s population is overweight. Many of the country’s inhabitants suffer from the same nutrition problems as people in industrialized countries. Bernice Asiedu wants to change Ghanaians’ unhealthy Lifestyles.

 

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15.11.2016 | 15:50

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Pakistani artist Saher Sohail illustrations strike a chord with the diaspora

sohailTouted as the ‘Pakistani Martha Stewart’, Saher Sohail has been making waves on social media with her witty illustrations that are based on the experiences of a second-generation Pakistani woman living abroad. DW blogger Roma Rajpal-Weiß spoke to her about her art and the inspiration behind it.

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02.11.2016 | 14:46

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Zimbabwe’s prominent HIV/AIDS activist

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Award-winning HIV/AIDS campaigner in Zimbabwe, Martha Tholanah, is calling for the inclusion of minority groups in national reproductive health programs in order to fight stigma and discrimination.

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31.10.2016 | 15:11

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Hillary Clinton: the complicated, rational, political nerd

Hillary1Although she’s spent 30 years in the public eye, many voters still feel they don’t know the real Hillary Clinton. Her biographers say that’s because the Democrat is a complex – and sometimes contradictory – personality.

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31.10.2016 | 13:23

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