africa straight up

Arts & Culture / Spotlight

by Teresa Clarke × on November 19, 2013 at 05:06 pm
Africa is home to more than a billion people spread across 54 countries and speaking more than 3,000 languages. So why is Africa usually limited to a single narrative? “Africa Straight Up” is a more complete story about Africa and its di [...]
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Current Events / Food and Wine

by Editorial Staff × on February 01, 2013 at 04:00 pm
It’s the month of love! Forget roses. We’ve got 54 unique ways to show your love–one for each country within Africa. Start planning your African Valentine’s Day now! And if you want to learn how to say “I love you” in 54 A [...]

Business & Finance

by Zee de Gersigny × on November 06, 2012 at 10:28 am
Lee Raymond, the retired CEO and chairman of ExxonMobil, once said: “It is the potential for economic growth that provides the basis for the development of countries, for bringing to people essential goods and services, such as water to drink and f [...]
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Business & Finance

by Vijay Vishwanath × on July 02, 2012 at 03:45 pm
If you’re like many consumer products executives, the thought of pursuing growth in the rest of Africa seriously slows down when you consider the poverty, famine, political instability and risk–factors that would worry any business leader [...]

Current Events

by Jake R. Bright × on May 15, 2012 at 06:24 pm
The Kony 2012 blitz followed by Charles Taylor’s recent war crimes conviction in the Hague brought me back to time spent in Sierra Leone. Not to build my own dated tale of warlords and child soldiers, but these news items reminded me of the importa [...]

Social Enterprise & Philanthropy

by Irmin Durand × on March 08, 2012 at 06:14 pm
Education helps the most vulnerable people transform their lives. Twenty-four year old Estelle Bangura from Sierra Leone is living proof of this. A high-school drop-out, destitute, and a single mother four years ago, Estelle was given a second chance [...]

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