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Last updated: 01 September, 2008 - Published 13:45 GMT
 
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South Africa: Two men from Ga-Masemola village, near Polokwane, stand by the framework of their self-made helicopter – now they just have to fit an engine to make their first voyage.

South Africa: Two men from Ga-Masemola village, near Polokwane, stand by the framework of their self-made helicopter – now they just have to fit an engine to make their first voyage. From Montsho Matlala, Seshego

Rwanda: Children line up at a ceremony to raise awareness about HIV/Aids in their country.

Rwanda: Children line up at a ceremony to raise awareness about HIV and Aids in their country. From Dana Vaughn-Mgunda, Lakewood, Ohio, USA

Namibia: A family take to the road south of Windhoek on a donkey-powered buggy.

Namibia: A family take to the road south of Windhoek on a donkey-powered buggy. From Janet Tomkins, Vancouver, Canada

Sierra Leone: A young Sierra Leonean girl holds on tightly to her radio as her friends crowd round to enjoy another broadcast from the BBC.

Sierra Leone: A young Sierra Leonean girl holds on tightly to her radio as her friends crowd round to enjoy another broadcast from the BBC. From Festus Crosbie, Mobimbi

Ghana: Beaming smiles aimed at prospective buyers on a highway bus near Bolgatanga help these boys sell their stock of shea nuts.

Ghana: Beaming smiles aimed at prospective buyers on a highway bus near Bolgatanga help these boys sell their stock of shea nuts. From Amasaba Abdul-Yakeen Aluizah, Accra

Nigeria: Destined for a cross-border journey, a driver makes doubly sure that his load of rice makes the trip worthwhile.

Nigeria: Destined for a cross-border journey, a driver makes doubly sure that his load of rice makes the trip worthwhile. From Tunji Dave, Lagos


These images appear in the October - December 2008 edition of BBC Focus on Africa Magazine.

 
 
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