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Fighting for their lives: Momentum grows behind protests condemning femicide in South Africa

Vigils are held for a student raped and murdered in Cape Town amid growing calls for more to be done about the levels of violence against women. South Africa's femicide rates are around five times the global average.

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Also, people living around Sierra Leone's biggest diamond mine band together to try and hold its operator to account for the destruction of their homes and the poisoning of their land with toxic waste.

And Blyde River is the third biggest and arguably greenest canyon in the world. With its breathtaking views, South Africa is hoping to put it at the heart of plans to boost tourism in Mpumalanga province.

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