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The best 72 African riddles

In most African societies, riddles are a form of art. They are simple and elegant ways to communicate a lot of meaning in few words. Riddles play an...
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The long walk to satisfaction

As a Tanzanian living in the diaspora, I am a champion of almost all things African. I find myself being defensive at times when non-Tanzanians...
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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...
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The Hyena Handlers of Nigeria

The photograph that started it all… It all started with the picture above. A friend had emailed photographer Pieter Hugo this bizarre...