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Robyn Lee Kriel
Freelance journalist in Addis Ababa. Formerly anchor/correspondent. Zimbo. Formerly .
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Robbie Corey-Boulet 3h
"We are facing a looming threat, a serious threat for the continent." 36 African health ministers gathered at the AU today for an emergency meeting on coronavirus preparedness
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Harun Maruf 5h
Baidoa, one of the fastest growing cities in Somalia.
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Zoë Flood 14h
“A full-fat romantic comedy realised brilliantly and humorously on a tiny budget...I haven’t seen an African film like it” Help our award-winning Zimbabwean film get out to the world - consider supporting our crowdfunder, every little helps!
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Nazanine Moshiri 12h
Please support this brilliant project. Let’s bring some East African comedy and romance to the world.
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Robyn Lee Kriel Feb 21
Locusts spotted near
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Robyn Lee Kriel Feb 21
Replying to @RediTlhabi
Hawt Christmas tree couture!
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Simon Allison Feb 20
This week, I’ve been obsessed with locusts. Swarms the size of small cities are currently devouring their way across East Africa. So I spoke to a locust whisperer. Then I spoke to a scientist who *taught himself to talk to locusts*. Here’s the story.
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Shingai Dengu Feb 20
Today, I experienced the worst kind of failure in Zimbabwe. I was traveling with my sick mother on the Harare- Bulawayo road & when we got to the Norton toll gate, all payment systems were down. Zinara was demanding cash! This is in a country with acute cash shortages!
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Dr. Jason Warner Feb 19
Pleased to have had the chance to host a sit-down interview last night w/the U.S. Ambassador to Somalia, Donald Yamamoto () on evolving U.S. policy in Africa, the fight against Shabaab in Somalia, and terrorism on the continent more generally, thanks to .
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Zoë Flood Feb 19
Want to help a heartwarming (+award-winning!) film tell the world a very different story of ? Please consider contributing to the campaign – find out all about it here:
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James Hall Feb 18
Historic compensation. South Africa's San people were 1st to use rooibos for tea. Colonists planted it when they took over San lands and built industry that now exports to 30 countries. In landmark agreement, San communities will receive compensation of 1.5% of annual crop value.
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Lauren Blanchard Feb 18
That AFRICOM is hosting this summit in highlights how relations have improved since Abiy took office (and changed ENDF leadership). Historic symbolism in the choice too (Ethiopian forces fought alongside US forces in the Korean War).
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US Army Africa Feb 18
is underway! The largest gathering of military leaders on the African continent ever.
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Robyn Lee Kriel Feb 18
My adorable little one keeping up appearances in with some esteemed out-of-town visitors. 🥰
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Meera Selva Feb 12
Want to work with some of the best journalists in the world? We are hiring an associate director of the ⁦⁩ journalist fellowship programme. Deadline 24th February.
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Cook Off the Movie Feb 15
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Robyn Lee Kriel Feb 15
Ethiopians: what is the best method to teach someone basic English as quickly as possible? In-person tutor or online course? Any suggestions? Thank you.
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CNN Africa Feb 15
There is no wedding like a Nigerian wedding. A celebration for everyone, a typical Nigerian wedding can be a multi-day event ranging from 2 to 3 days of partying. This Lagos wedding takes us along their journey with one of Nigeria's top party planners,
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Zoë Flood Feb 14
*🚨Job klaxon🚨* Interesting video/multimedia producer job with , working with their Crisis Response Programme based in London – deadline 28 Feb:
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Robbie Corey-Boulet Feb 13
23 lawmakers voted against the "hate speech" bill passed in Ethiopia today. One said he worried it would be "applied with the wrong motives, against individuals with different ideas and perspectives"
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