Art & Life

Wed,23Jul2014

Art & Life

Trendhunter: Slam on a rooftop Ethiopian restaurant in Dakar

From Dakar to Nairobi, an Africa-wide movement of slam poetry and spoken word sessions that is gaining momentum.

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Digital media - African bloggers compete for kudos

mike sharman and murray Legg, linking bloggers and brands. Photo©All Rights ReservedThe first African Blogger Awards pick out the continent's influential players in the online publishing game.

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ECOWAS ministers concerned about vast unmanned borders but vow to contain Ebola outbreak

Photo©ReutersWest African health ministers have agreed a coordinated approach to tackle the increasing cases of ebola in the region.

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2014 World Cup Conundrum: Ghana, Germany, USA, Klinsmann and the Boateng brothers

Kevin-Prince Boateng (Left) for the Black Stars, and Jerome Boateng (Right) for the Manschaft. Photo©Screenshot Youtube/BundesligaTo get through to the last-16 in the 2014 World Cup, Ghana needs to beat Portugal by at least 2-0, and Germany has to beat the USA by a wide margin.

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Technology Robots invade the streets of Kinshasa

Kinshasa’s traffic robots – made by women and loved by drivers! Photo©JUNIOR D. KANNAH/AFPThe giant robotic policemen are preventing accidents – and racketeering by dishonest officials.

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Trend Hunter: Co-working hubs spread innovation in Egypt

Photo©DistrictA hub dedicated to environmentally-minded entrepreneurs, icecairo has become the go-to place for renewable energy, climate change and green technology.

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Travel: Rwanda's lakeside relaxation and mountain treks

From the mist-topped mountain peaks scattered throughout its north to the lush retreats bordering Lake Kivu, Rwanda is a land of fascinating variety.

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