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What happens when water and fire meet? You get the canoeing champion firefighter who is paying it forward to communities who need it the most. In the spirit of paying it forward, Zimbabwean actress Danai Gurira, tells us about why she decided to join the fight against HIV/AIDS. Her work as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador takes to places like the Imboko HIV clinic in South Africa where currently trials for a combination of two experimental vaccines to prevent HIV are taking place. A trial of a different kind is taking place in neighboring country, Zimbabwe where economic challenges result in a series of protests by the citizens. An announcement by President Emmerson Mnangagwa of an overnight 150% fuel hike sets in motion a series of events that result in violence and an internet shutdown. FORBES tallies the value of African billionaires with some surprising revelations. This and so much more is the February issue of FORBES AFRICA.
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