In Senegal, a Return to Homegrown Rice

We were on our way to the Sahel Center, an outpost of AfricaRice, the Pan-African research organization that began operations in 1971 to help meet the rising consumption of rice in…

The Sahara Desert is massive -…

reliefweb.int – World Bank • 3d Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d ‘Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Se…

Venice at risk of UNESCO ‘endangered’ listing

(CNN) — Venice should be added to UNESCO’s list of World Heritage in Danger, advisors to the body have recommended, due to “threats”. The recommendation — or draft decision — was made Monday, following the production…

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advises against all but essential travel to:the whole of Burkina Faso based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risksIn addition and for security reasons, the FCDO advises against all but essential travel to:the capital Ouagadougou, up to the toll booths on all roads out of the cityTravel…

Race shapes travel: backpacking as a black woman

The pitch-black night of the Sahara does not yield to the sunlight until it is good and ready, and when it does, it flees so fast you would think the place is constantly bathed in blinding light.. Until that moment when the…

Liberia: Govt Launches ‘Air-Liberia’ Today

The Government of Liberia launches this Friday, October 30, 2020, its first-ever post-war Airline for Liberia called “Air-Liberia”.. Weah, according to a press release from the Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism,…

Regional travel: Zimbabwe to open for tourism on 1 October

Zimbabwe is following in the footsteps of other African nations that have already opened their borders to international travellers, removed curfews, and are slowly resuming international tourism.. Domestic travel will open…