Jonathan Kalan

BBC

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Photographer and reporter based in Nairobi, Kenya, specializing in technological innovation and social entrepreneurship in Africa; writter for the BBC's Future blog

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South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt and Morocco all have space programs. Ghana and Ethiopia are racing to catch up.

An African Space Station on the Horizon

South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt and Morocco all have space programs. Ghana and Ethiopia are racing to catch up.

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Santa Monica has a reputation as a paradise for lefties. But the city isn’t exactly welcoming to Latinos.

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