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Johannesburg, South Africa / It's time we had a different conversation about Africa. Curated by Andy Anderson (@refreshafrica).
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Visitors to the Voortrekker Monument watch as a ray of sunlight shines on the unmarked tomb in the basement of the monument during Day of Reconciliation celebrations in Pretoria. Under apartheid, the day was known as Day of the Vow, in commemoration of a promise Voortrekkers made to God to build a church should they be granted victory against attacking Zulus, but under democracy the day is used to foster reconciliation and national unity. PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARKUS SCHREIBER / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Visitors to the Voortrekker Monument watch as a ray of sunlight shines on the unmarked tomb in the basement of the monument during Day of Reconciliation celebrations in Pretoria. Under apartheid, the day was known as Day of the Vow, in commemoration of a promise Voortrekkers made to God to build a church should they be granted victory against attacking Zulus, but under democracy the day is used to foster reconciliation and national unity. PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARKUS SCHREIBER / ASSOCIATED PRESS

July 18, 2012. Children listen to the history of former president Nelson Mandela at the Melville Primary School as they join in celebrations of Mandela's 94th Birthday in Johannesburg. Denis Farrell—AP.

July 18, 2012. Children listen to the history of former president Nelson Mandela at the Melville Primary School as they join in celebrations of Mandela's 94th Birthday in Johannesburg. Denis Farrell—AP.

Afgoye, Somalia — Refugee women wait at a food distribution center. PHOTOGRAPH BY: TOBIN JONES / AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Afgoye, Somalia — Refugee women wait at a food distribution center. PHOTOGRAPH BY: TOBIN JONES / AFP/GETTY IMAGES

A handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support team shows a weight lifter training at a gym in the Hamar Weyne district of Mogadishu, Somalia. Tobin Jones—AFP/Getty Images

A handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support team shows a weight lifter training at a gym in the Hamar Weyne district of Mogadishu, Somalia. Tobin Jones—AFP/Getty Images

Members of the Shembe church kneel in the sea while praying as a surfer rides a wave in the background Photograph: Rogan Ward/ Reuters

Members of the Shembe church kneel in the sea while praying as a surfer rides a wave in the background Photograph: Rogan Ward/ Reuters

Bernat Armangue—AP Dec. 8, 2013. A Christian worshipper prays on a hill overlooking the city of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Bernat Armangue—AP Dec. 8, 2013. A Christian worshipper prays on a hill overlooking the city of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Over 7.5 million Africans on LinkedIn; South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt account for over 60% of users

Over 7.5 million Africans on LinkedIn; South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt account for over 60% of users