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Kenyan Susan Oguya created an app to help farmers in her homeland. Shown here in the office of her company, M-Farm, she also belongs to the group Akirachix, which seeks to bring more Kenyan women into the tech world. Gregory Warner hide caption

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Kenyan Women Create Their Own 'Geek Culture'

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Egyptians Hurry To Vote On Draft Constitution

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Zakale Creations is a jewelry-designing operation that employs 30 young people who were previously involved in crime. The Nairobi-based operation is the brainchild of John Mucheru, himself a former mugger. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Miles Lappeman (left) and his son Marc with the carcass of a rhino that was killed for its horn at their Finfoot Lake Reserve on Nov. 24 in South Africa. This was one of eight rhinos slaughtered by poachers. Nicolene Olckers/Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images hide caption

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A piece of red ochre with a deliberately engraved design is pictured here at Cape Town's Iziko/South African Museum in 2002. The piece was discovered in Blombos Cave near Stilbaai, about 300 kilometers from Cape Town. Anna Ziemenski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jeffrey Gettleman talks with Steve Inskeep

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