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Wedding Tradition of the Nuer People
The traditional Nuer people of South Sudan and Ethiopia celebrate weddings in stages starting with a gift of cattle from the groom to the bride’s clan. The union of marriage is finalized when the bride produces her third child, ensuring male lineage.
World Aids Day 2013
December the first is World Aids Day. It is a day that needs to be recognised in order to raise awareness of the disease that is still spreading. A lot has been done, but there is so much more that we can do to fight HIV.
Yaya Toure and Elephant Poaching
Elephant poaching in Africa is becoming a serious concern. It is hoped that the appointment of a high profile soccer star as an ambassador for a program to save the elephants will have a positive impact on elephant numbers
Zimbabwe's Flame Lily
Zimbabwe's national flower, the Flame Lily, is facing extinction. In a country where so many live below the poverty line, this flower can bring an income to some of the poorer communities.
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