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Liya (Kebede), I liya (cry) for you!

There's a gravitational pull toward Liya Kebede. The slight frame, the uncertain smile ... these are obvious attractions. But it's her eyes from which there is no escape. Deep, dark, and soulful, they command...
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Africa, Dismantling Bad Faith: Ben Okri And Biko

University of Westminster's principal lecturer and Director of the Jethro Institute for Good Governance, Dr Claudette Carr, deconstructs Nigerian poet and novelist Ben Okri's rousing, moving and thought...
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The best: A beach house in South Africa

Happy Friday people ... for those of us dreaming of a beach getaway this weekend (or in the near future), here's some inspiration from a lovely location in South Africa .... This beach house with...
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Tribe: Surma bush fashion gone wild!

With flamboyant make up of vibrant yellows, earthy reds and bright whites, outlandish accessories and elaborate headwear, it’s easy to picture these images originating from the catwalks of New York, London...
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The Legend of Kofi Annan

After years as the U.N.'s 'Man In The Middle', Kofi Annan is taking a break. First as Secretary-General, and most recently as special envoy to Syria, he has wrestled with some of the world's most difficult...