Africa


Podcast: The challenges faced by small-scale fishers

Podcast: The challenges faced by small-scale fishers

ByGeographical StaffJun 28, 2022
The small-scale fishers that feed coastal communities worldwide face mounting threats, from disputed waters to climate change
The fight for fish in Cameroon’s disputed waters

The fight for fish in Cameroon’s disputed waters

Along Cameroon’s coastline, a battle for once-rich waters is taking place, pitting artisanal fishers against huge industrial trawlers
The rise of life-changing social circuses

The rise of life-changing social circuses

Zip zap circus in South Africa is one of a growing number of ‘social circuses’ that is transforming the lives of marginalised youths
Review: Africa is Not a Country by Dipo Faloyin

Review: Africa is Not a Country by Dipo Faloyin

Kit Gillet reviews the new book by Dipo Faloyin, Africa is Not a Country: Breaking Stereotypes of Modern Africa, published by Harvill Secker
Can community trekking tourism boost livelihoods in Tigray, Ethiopia?

Can community trekking tourism boost livelihoods in Tigray, Ethiopia?

The development of community trekking promises a blessed future for the people in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia.
Tensions mount over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Tensions mount over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

ByTim MarshallMay 13, 2020
Tim Marshall investigates how the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is creating tension between Ethiopia and Egypt.
Modern Africa is so much more than outdated stereotypes

Modern Africa is so much more than outdated stereotypes

Modern Arica now has a solid middle class, coinciding with more aid for development and an end of the wars that had dogged the continent
The unsettling sources of the Nile

The unsettling sources of the Nile

The commonly held view of Lake Victoria in East Africa as being the source of the Nile isn’t quite as clear cut as many would believe
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