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Last Updated: Friday February 18 2005 17:34 GMT

In Pictures: Behind the scenes in Africa

Ellie arrives at Tamale airport in northern Ghana, to report on African poverty
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Ellie arrives at Tamale airport in northern Ghana, to report on African poverty
The Newsround team travelled by car to Bolgatanga, near Ghana's border with Burkina Faso
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The Newsround team travelled by car to Bolgatanga, near Ghana's border with Burkina Faso
It seems Ghanaians have a more relaxed view of how many people can fit in, or on, a car!
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It seems Ghanaians have a more relaxed view of how many people can fit in, or on, a car!
The team soon found life was very different here. Diseases like Aids are a big problem in Africa
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The team soon found life was very different here. Diseases like Aids are a big problem in Africa
Here are Simon the producer, Ellie, and Rob the camera man on the border with Burkina Faso...
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Here are Simon the producer, Ellie, and Rob the camera man on the border with Burkina Faso...
... and here they all are again on the other side of the border
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... and here they all are again on the other side of the border
Women in Bolgatanga use their heads when it comes to carrying!
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Women in Bolgatanga use their heads when it comes to carrying!
The team visited a rice project called Mapronet in Bolgatanga. These people are weeding grass from between the rice
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The team visited a rice project called Mapronet in Bolgatanga. These people are weeding grass from between the rice
This sign marked the end of Ghana and the beginning of 'No Man's Land' before Burkina Faso
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This sign marked the end of Ghana and the beginning of 'No Man's Land' before Burkina Faso


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