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Jews of Elephantine Island
When the Jews fled Jerusalem after the Babylonians destroyed the city in the eighth century BC, their decision to go to the Yeb Island was not a popular choice with their elders. To them it was like the Exodus in reverse.
Kenya’s Athletic Success
The town of Eldoret in Kenya is home to most of Kenya's middle and long distance athletes. They have dominated these distances since the 1968 Olympic Games and the reasons for their successes are interesting.
Kigali Memorial Centre
The horrors of the genocide in Rwanda have been remembered at the Kigali Memorial Centre. Here the visitor goes on an emotive journey to understand the impact of the war in 1994, the process of reconciliation and the effect it has had on communities, families and individuals.
Kizomba Dance of Angola
Dance has traditionally been an important aspect of community across the African continent. It often creates a sense of identity. Sensual and passionate, kizomba dancing from Angola is enjoyed on dance floors around the world.
Lake Fundudzi and Venda Legends
The mystical Lake Fundudzi lies in the Soutpansberg region of southern Africa. For the Venda people it is a sacred place and has been an important part of their spiritual tradition for centuries.
Lesotho and Prince Harry
Prince Harry was so moved by the plight of the people of Lesotho that he set up a charity with their Prince Seeiso to provide education, skills and self-belief to the many thousands of orphans and children living in extreme poverty high in the mountains of this kingdom.
Mankala - Africa's Oldest Game
In Africa the game of mankala has connected millions for millennia. Although the basics remain the same, the name of the game changes in different countries and regions where intricacies, features and equipment vary slightly too.
Mo Abdi Farah – Somali Singer in Norway
Mohamed "Mo" Abdi Farah was born in a war torn Somalia. His mother fled with her seven year old son to set up a safe life in Norway. Here Mo became a shining star of the stage and may even represent Norway at the Eurovision song contest in 2014.
Mobile Technology in Africa
Africa is undergoing a mobile technology revolution. Phones and mobile phone contract sales are booming and this growth is generating income and giving people across the plant access to valuable services.
Mount Kilimanjaro, the famous inactive volcano, dominates the Tanzanian plains. It was declared one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa on February 11, 2013 and has inspired writers, poets, artists and explorers for over 150 years.
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