Art & Life

Sat,30Aug2014

Art & Life

Culture, the albatross perpetuating stunting and malnutrition

Malagasy children eat at the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) school feeding initiative in Antananarivo, October 28, 2013. The WFP, in collaboration with partners, provide food assistance to poor children to support their access to education. Photo©ReutersFood, despite being the greatest opportunity for a healthy lifestyle, could become the greatest threat and cause of death, particularly across Africa.

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Urbanisation: A roof over their heads

Companies are rolling out new options to meet the demand for affordable housing.

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Preparing for Africa's Young Future

File Photo© ReutersThe United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has asked African leaders to invest in health, education and protection of youths in order to take advantage of projected demographic shifts in the continent.

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A festival that hoots at hunger

After 30 days of musical fasting the festival bursts into life©MyLoupe/UIG via Getty ImagesRich in sights, sounds and tastes, the traditional Homowo harvest festival provides an insight into Ga culture, in Ghana.

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Trendhunter: Burger bars for Jo'burgers

Courtesy photographBurger joints are going from strength to strength in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Author profile: In Koli Jean Bofane - Witch's brew

In Koli Jean Bofane, author. Photo©Pauline Beugnies/Out Of Focus for JAThe Congolese author has wielded both gun and pen in his eventful life. In his latest novel he draws the DRC's excesses into a heady concoction of humour and horror.

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The bankrupt narrative about Africa - The Bright Continent

Dayo Olapade. Photo©Olu AkintorinA new book, The Bright Continent, seeks to shake up the development community and counter both the afro-optimist and afro-pessimist arguments.

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