In the midst of the tumultuous year that was 2016, there have also been stirring accounts of the astonishing progress, growth, and development of the African continent. Many of those wonderful stories have served to challenge the old worn-out narrative that paints Africa as a continent bedeviled with war, hunger, and deprivation. Here, Face2Face Africa runs through some of the most-inspiring stories of 2016.
- Family loses seven-year legal battle as loyal manservant inherits $24m estate from master after 30-year service
- Risikat Azeez, the Nigerian abandoned by her husband because of her blue eyes
- 8 African heroes who led massive slave rebellions in the Caribbean but are less celebrated
- White American doctor complains of being ‘treated like a black person’ in airport arrest
- The Truth Behind Black Africans with Blue Eyes