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 Angelique sings mostly in Beninese languages, but Oyo is essentially a masterpiece of global pop after more than 20 years in the music industry.

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Entrepreneur Emeka Okafor searches for innovative home-grown African ventures in technology and business that could be useful and sustainable in many countries.

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Broken Atlas is the virtual woodshed of Christopher Frey, a Toronto-based writer, editor and filmmaker.

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Sometimes opinionated and always insightful, Ma blogs about political issues, Asian society and the life of an expat in the motherland.

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Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day examines strategies the world's poor use to make ends meet and the flaws in the financial tools available to them.

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A liberal-minded career woman from Manhattan, becomes editor of the Yemen Observer and steps into a whole new world of cross-cultural differences.
This compilation shows what an international phenomenon tango has become.
Los Angeles based Dengue Fever stages their first tour in Cambodia, the homeland of lead singer, Chhom Nimol, whose powerful, pure voice sails over heavy psychedelic/garage sounds.
Modern-day Brazilian remixes of Angolan pop music from the 60s and 70s.

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A chance friendship between an international volunteer and  a carpet seller in Uzbekistan marks the start of a seven-year fair-trade project that still resonates in the community today.

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Claiming to be the first Angola guide written in English, this book does not gloss over the challenges of visiting a country that has just emerged from 30 years of civil war.
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