Art & Life

Fri,15Dec2017

Art & Life

Etiquette schools: The icing on the cake

Photos© Tom Saater for TARFor savvy Nigerian parents schooling in manners is about more than social status: they aim to buy their children an edge in the competitive world of work. We spent a week in Lagos with the kids who are copping the right moves

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Ghana scrutinises ICT in education policy

Photo©ReutersGhana's ministry of education has met stakeholders to revise and finalise the country's information and communication technology (ICT) policy in education six years after it implemented it, as it seeks to improve service delivery.

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Day in the life: Home brew

Photos© Marc Shoul for TARAt House of Baobab in Johannesburg, Senegalese-born Talla Niang stirs up a melting-pot of tastes, sounds and arts to spread pride in African culture

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Ethiopia braces for effects of El Nino

At least 8.2 million Ethiopians are in need of food aid, the government and donor agencies said, as the country braces for the effects of the El Nino weather phenomenon.

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A prison-bound South African King

Abathembu King, King Buleyekhaya Dalindyebo. Photo©ReutersSouth Africa's royal AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo had his appeal thrown out by the Supreme Court of Appeal and is now set to serve a 12 year sentence for crimes committed in the 1990s.

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Health: Ugandan women seek abortion right

Thousands of Ugandans have signed a petition calling for parliament to abolish a colonial law criminalising abortion, demanding the country's legislators legalise safe pregnancy terminations.

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Ethiopia: World Bank approves $600m facility to support basic services

The World Bank on Tuesday approved a $600 million facility to support Ethiopia's effort to improve equitable access to basic services for its vulnerable citizens.

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