Africa: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

Former development studies student and District Six Records founder, Dave Guenette, has introduced North America to some of Africa's hottest musicians. It's not about charity: it's about music.
A youth project on the island of Zanzibar has young women in the community taking pictures. But what they are taking away from the project is infinitely more valuable.
A stove that can save lives and slow global warming? How the clean burning stove is doing just that.
Just because you've made it home doesn't mean you are out of the woods! Dr. Mark Wise takes a look at a few of the more common post-travel health issues, and what to do about them.
The name Sudan is derived from the Arabic "bilad-al-Sudan" or "land of the blacks."
The conflict between the Government of Republique Cote d'Ivoire and rebel forces has been in the news lately. Here's a bit of background about the situation.
Long ago, Romans knew that something in the air around the marshy areas of Rome was making people sick and even killing them. 
Why is the world's most famous conservation activist so optimistic?
Once known simply as Congo and more recently (from 1971-1997) as Zaire, the Democratic Republic of Congo is a vast central African country of immense natural resources.
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