Art & Life

Tue,28Mar2017

Art & Life

South Africa faces serious water crisis

Photo©ReutersSouth Africa is seriously considering water rationing, as the country's supply dams have reached critical levels due to the effects of a poor rainfall season.

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Trend hunter: Cinema on the go

Photos© All rights reservedIt's 6pm in Biyem-Assi – a neighbourhood of Cameroon's capital, Yaoundé – and the sun is slowly setting, leaving behind a greying blue sky. As twilight nears, a crowd gathers on a sports ground.

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Lost negatives bring back the Ivorian miracle

Photo©Paul KodjoOne man's quest to rescue the work of photographer Paul Kodjo reveals the importance of archiving and documenting the continent's post-independence history

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Health: Pfizer partners with South Africa to produce pneumococcal vaccine

File Photo©ReutersGlobal pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, has partnered with South Africa's Biovac Institute to produce a potentially life-saving pneumonia vaccine for infants, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday.

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Climate Change: South Africa says carbon taxes will not hurt economy

South Africa's proposed taxes on gas emissions will not impact already high electricity prices, nor will it add pressure to sectors such as the mining industry, the Treasury said on Monday.

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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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