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Can cloud computing take off in Africa?

The new technology may be perfect for the continent's economic development path. When it comes to information technology in Africa, analysts will tell you, this continent has an amazing ability to...
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Tribe: The Bodi, where big is definitely beautiful

Ethiopian men compete to be the fattest in the village by drinking a mixture of blood and milk while living in isolation for six months. Slim might be in elsewhere but for Ethiopia's Bodi or Me'en people,...
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Congo: Beauty beyond the conflict

Editor's note: Vava Tampa, a native of Congo, is the founder of Save the Congo, a London-based campaign to tackle "the impunity, insecurity, institutional failure and the international trade of minerals...
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Naomi Campbell: ‘Everyone has a temper’

She has convictions for assault, a ban from British Airways and called her summons to Charles Taylor's war crimes tribunal 'a big inconvenience'. Now the original super is turning mentor for a TV modelling...
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Africa’s Top Power Couples

From doctor turned fashion doyenne, a man of the cloth leading a mega church in Ghana, Africa’s richest woman who started her first business at age 24, and a First Gentleman who once participated in the...
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iSchool Unlocks E-Learning in Africa

LUSAKA, Zambia — Rachel Ngongola's second grade class at the Tico Community School is learning to count multiples of 10 on a Wednesday morning in late July. The class of 30 is divided into three groups: one...
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I See A Different You

Is there always a prior epistemic awareness of a photograph’s time and place? Visual cues in the background may provide some hints. However, should that be the standardized guideline in each and every...