It is the done thing for women, and sometimes men, to wear make-up. Does make-up enhance beauty or distort one’s face? asks ARTHUR MATSIKO
What’s not great about America? That was the question foremost in the mind of freelance South African journalist Carien du Plessis when she stepped onto an Amtrak train for a 13 000km whistle-stop trip across the USA. On this odyssey she met hobos, hippies and regular folk. This is her story.
Mark Namaswa journeys to Koobi Fora, an archaeological site in northern Kenya where archaeologists recently discovered a set of footprints dating back about 1,4 million years.
Did you know: Kerma (also known as Dukki Gel) was the capital city of the Kingdom of Kerma which existed 5,500 years ago and was located in present day Sudan. Producing decades of research and excavations, Kerma is one of the largest archaeological sites in ancient Nubia. Here are 7 cool facts on Kerma from Professor Charles Bonnet.
The colonial administrators of Rhodesia left their imprint in the names of streets, places, hospitals, schools and rivers. Many of these were deemed controversial and offensive by the new majority government that took over in 1980. Changes were swift.
Travelling by bus to Cotonou, Benin, proved to be an interesting road trip for a group of invited guests from Nigeria
In what some describe as activism architecture, a man called Kunle Adeyemi (NLÉ) took it upon himself to make a difference by pioneering a project geared towards building sustainable buildings that float on water. We applaud and honor his work.
The interior and exterior of the Great Mosque of Touba was designed exquisitely. Definitely one of the finest buildings in Senegal.
Welcoming African travellers with open arms. Ghana has introduced a visa-on-arrival policy, which allows citizens of AU member states to visit the country and obtain visas on arrival with the option to stay for up to thirty days. The policy is being celebrated by Africans across the continent. Could other African countries soon follow in the footsteps of Ghana?