As the clouds shied away and the airplane neared the ground, the landscape below – dry, flat and monotonous – became clear.
Society and Culture
- Friday, 08 November 2013 14:42
- Maha ElNabawi in Cairo
Egyptian artists and musicians will not be silenced by lights out – they have simply moved indoors.
- Wednesday, 23 October 2013 15:32
- The Africa Report
In Another America, James Ciment recalls how former African-American slaves returned to their ancestors' birthplace in search of a land of liberty.
- Thursday, 10 October 2013 10:05
- Crystal van Vyk
Better school results, increased productivity, long-term economic growth and social cohesion are some of the benefits South Africa can gain by investing early in children, a new report on the state of the country's children says.
- Thursday, 19 September 2013 15:23
- Gemma Ware
When talking to friends from the former Yugoslavia at a dinner party, Aminatta Forna realised there was something she understood that the British people around her just were not getting.