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Prêt-À-Poundo: 'Look Of The Day' - Vintage Africa

This is a Top 10 'Look of the Day' featuring vintage pictures from Africa, fashion, style including Seydou Keita's photography work.

Everyday we highlight a “Look of the Day” on our Facebook page. We thought that you’d like to see the best of the best all in one spot, so we’ll routinely compile some Top Looks of the Day for you. This week, we looked back in time to moments that celebrate African style and fashion, including many looks from Seydou Keita's photography. Add us on Facebook to see plenty more “Look of the Day” selections.

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Pregnant Tanzanian Girls Now Have Hope Of An Education

In the past, Tanzania's pregnant girls of school-going age were banned from accessing an education. However, things are about to change!

If a young girl of school-going age happened to fall pregnant in Tanzania, it usually spelled the end of her schooling career — and the death of any prospects she may have had for a bright future. In Tanzania currently, an estimated 5 500 girls are forced to leave school each year due to pregnancy, according to the World Bank.

The Tanzanian government has announced a new programme aimed at addressing the plight of young girls who have been impacted by this discriminatory ban. Tanzania's Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Leonard Akwilapo said young girls will now be offered an opportunity to further their schooling at alternative colleges.

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Nigerian Government Barred From Prosecuting Twitter Users

The Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States has ordered the Nigerian government to refrain from prosecuting Twitter users, while it considers the case brought to it by civil society organisations and journalists.