Cheetah Conservation in Botswana
The cheetah is a threatened species across Africa, but Botswana is tackling this issue with passion and vigor, using the locals themselves to get the message of saving the cheetah out to their own people.
Mo Abdi Farah – Somali Singer in Norway
Mohamed "Mo" Abdi Farah was born in a war torn Somalia. His mother fled with her seven year old son to set up a safe life in Norway. Here Mo became a shining star of the stage and may even represent Norway at the Eurovision song contest in 2014.
Mobile Technology in Africa
Africa is undergoing a mobile technology revolution. Phones and mobile phone contract sales are booming and this growth is generating income and giving people across the plant access to valuable services.
Ibn Battuta - The Great Explorer
The world has celebrated many great explorers – David Livingstone, Marco Polo, Mungo Park, Richard F. Burton, but little is known of one of the greatest. Ibn Battuta of Morocco travelled over 75,000 miles in almost thirty years. He went to North Africa, the Middle East, Central and South Asia.
Raffia Cloth of the Kuba People
Raffia cloth is central to the culture of the Kuba people as the symbolic patterns reveal stories and secrets about their lives. Variations in the cloth tells a lot about the wearer.
Lake Fundudzi and Venda Legends
The mystical Lake Fundudzi lies in the Soutpansberg region of southern Africa. For the Venda people it is a sacred place and has been an important part of their spiritual tradition for centuries.
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