Rural communities in Namibia are fighting to defend their communal land from wealthy new Chinese investors, who are buying up communal land by the hectare, often through fraudulent deals with the city councils. Photos © Tawanda Kanhema.
Botswana Congress Party supporters celebrate an election victory over the Botswana Democratic Party in Gaborone, Botswana. Photo © Tawanda Kanhema
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South Africa’s old guard faces a rebellious youth movement, the Africa National Congress Youth League, (ANCYL).
The Purple Heart, a sculpture by artist Brandon Crandall created for the Ruth Towne Museum at Truman State University. The statue memorializes Truman alumni killed in foreign wars.
Cuban President Raul Castro meets Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba in Windhoek, Namibia for bilateral talks on trade. Cuba played a significant role in Namibia’s struggle for independence against South Africa.