Our New Year’s edition celebrates agricultural progress on the continent, as well at the continent’s ever-growing middle class. We also take a look at South Africa’s women’s football team, and we see how Swaziland is celebrating the legacy of Steve Biko.
Archive for December, 2011
At the outskirts of Addis Ababa, 45 kilometres south of the Ethiopian capital, Aselefech Desalegn fights the flames she uses for baking enjera, Ethiopia’s staple flatbread. Like millions of poor Ethiopian women, she is also constantly battling to feed her children.
In 2009 at the Davos conference, Wilmot Allen interviewed former managing director of the World Bank, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, about her opinions of the Millennium Development Goals, established by the United Nations. She is currently Nigeria’s minister of finance.
When most people think of Morocco’s coastal city of Agadir, long stretches of sandy beaches, mass tourism resorts, souvenir shops, and the sun shining 300 days of the year make this city a top destination in the country.
Baloji is a wild cowboy of a MC who hails from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Congo has been the home of the deadliest war since World War II, killing an estimated 5.5 million people since it began in 1998.
We met Amina at our hotel. As soon as we caught sight of her graceful and purposeful approach from her 4 WD, we knew we were meeting someone special.