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Hair, your natural crowning glory, is often a big part of a person's identity. But then does chemically straightening it erase your identity as an African, or is it just a matter of self-expression? What do you think? Join Wanjiku Mwaurah and Eddy Micah Jnr as they talk about the fundamentals of hair politics.
A passion for cycling has reunited a group of friends separated by the war in Eritrea. The African Refugee Cycling Team was founded in neighbouring Ethiopia. Now they hope to raise the cash to allow them to take part in international competition.
Is farming sexy enough for today's youth? Join Wanjiku Mwaurah and Eddy Micah Jnr as they chew over the question. We'll also hear from one of our followers School Farms about their views. What do you think? Take part in the debate by commenting below.
77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent's future. We join African youths as they share their stories, their dreams and their challenges. Are you part of the 77 percent?
In many countries, insects are considered a delicacy. Now a startup wants to bring them to Germany in an eco-friendlier burger that has more protein and iron than beef burgers – but produces 100 times less CO2 emissions.
A group of German students has developed a kit that enables anyone to build their own windmill in a week - from local materials. Having built one in Berlin, they're now inspiring others as far away as Sierra Leone.
Ugandan peace activist Victor Ochen experienced the terror of the Lord's Resistance Army first hand. He now provides medical and psychological support for the victims through his African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET).