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African Clothing Study Africa | Hamar Women, Ethiopia | Postcard image from the work of Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher in a study of the women of the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia and the surrounding countries.

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Africa | Mask from the Bamileke people of Cameroon | Horn, vegetal fiber, cowrie shells, human hair and textile || The kunggang of the Bamileke belong to an important association of healers and headmen, and for the purification of villages. They represent the power of intervention against sorcery.

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Black Rhinoceros, Kenya , declared extinct in some areas of Africa all Rhinos are facing extinction because of the mythical aphrodisiac properties attributed to ground rhino horn. The horns are worth more than their weight in gold. Warlords and poachers fueled by greed are making war on them at a frightening rate.

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from news.yahoo.com

Somalia famine

The drought and famine in the horn of Africa has killed more than 29,000 children under the age of 5 in the last 90 days in southern Somalia alone.

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