South African photojournalist João Silva stepped on a landmine in Afghanistan in October 2010 and lost both his legs below the knees. Now, a new website allows supporters to help raise money for him and his family through either a donation or purchase of a print.
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In February 2011 Johannesburg-based Jolandie Rust will embark on an epic solo journey to circumnavigate Africa on her bicycle. The journey, which could take up to two and a half years, will cover approximately 40 000km and 34 countries.
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