Africa: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

Looking beyond Western ideals of what makes a "modern" country.
Cathy Hue works crazy hours, lives in a little wooden shed and spends three out of four weeks in the bush. She wouldn't trade it for anything.
As Tom bikes closer to Africa, he's startled by his own reliance on stereotypes.
Tom is taking a road less travelled, to tell a story that isn't often told.
The start of menarche signals the exciting transition to womanhood. But for girls in Central Africa, it can also mark a new period of isolation and fear.
Tips for reflecting on your role as a traveller in developing countries.
Matatus, boda bodas and a whole lot of crazy; dealing with local transport in Kenya.
How to bargain for the best deals at Kenya's Toi Market.
When it comes to tipping guides and porters, crunching the numbers may not give you the right answer.
Cora discovers that a love of learning doesn't always start in the classroom.
A journalism student explains why she's spending her summer in Africa.
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