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Fashion week in Lagos

(CNN) -- If New York, London, Paris and Milan have been the traditional compass points of world fashion, Lagos has typically not even figured on the map. But according to Penny McDonald, organizer of the...
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Mapepo: the winds of change across Africa

These winds of change may now reach across the Sahara by Wangari Maathai (1 April 1940 – 25 September 2011) - Kenyan environmental and political activist, Nobel Peace Winner, 2004. Posted in the Guardian...
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Rise of Africa’s Middle Class

Africa’s economic pulse has quickened, infusing the continent with a new commercial vibrancy. GDP is rising, telecommunications, banking, and retailing are flourishing, construction is booming and...