Mary Morgan
Producer, African News and Current Affairs, BBC World Service

Entries by Mary Morgan

Do Inheritance Laws Make Second-Class Citizens of Women?

(0) Comments | Posted 21 October 2013 | (17:31)

Much has been made of the recent legal battle in Botswana in which a group of elderly sisters successfully fought off their nephew to hold on to the family property.

80-year-old Edith Mmusi argued that since she and her sisters lived in the ancestral family home and...

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Are Artists Free to Tell Their Own Stories?

(0) Comments | Posted 22 February 2013 | (19:57)

Hundreds of film professionals and fans are gathering in Burkina Faso this week for Fespaco - the Pan-African Film Festival. Started in 1969, the biannual event is one of the biggest cultural events in Africa and attracts directors, writers and critics from across the continent and beyond.


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