Monthly Archives: November 2006

Totally driven The Dakar Rally is the motorsport world’s most demanding and challenging course. Padraic Halpin fi nds out what it is that spurs the competitors to go the distance and navigate the treacherous terrain… The ultimate test of sporting survival… the most demanding event in the world. These kind […]

Totally Driven

Making a difference Just last September, a group of SN cabin and cockpit crew visited a number of medical centres and schools in Sierra Leone, accompanied by UNICEF Belgium’s Executive Director, Christian Wiener. Outside of the capital Freetown, Sierra Leone is a dismal place for the majority of the country’s […]

Making a difference

Girl power The world is focused on the many crises Africa faces. Armed with little more than the courage of their convictions, Ann Wanjiru, Pascasie Mukamunigo and Aminata Deiye are three visionary African women who, with few financial resources, have devoted themselves to improving life in their native countries AIDS: […]

Girl Power

Eunoto ceremony Rites venus du fond des âges La cérémonie eunoto marque un passage important dans la vie des guerriers Maasai lorsqu’ils font leurs premiers pas dans la vie adulte des adult La communauté Masai dispose de nombreux rites culturels pour marquer les étapes importantes de la vie de son […]

Eunoto Ceremony

Belgium: Our tips on where to eat in and around Belgium’s cities. Belgium’s cities have plenty of attractions for travelers to take in. Here is our pick of hotels, exhibitions and restaurants PARCOURS BELGE Les villes belges sont pleines d’attractions pour les visiteurs. Voici une liste de nos adresses coups […]

Belgian Browser 8

November’s Business Browser Every month we review businesses and products and meet the people behind key organisations across our network PARCOURS DES AFFAIRES Nous vous présentons une sélection d’entreprises et de produits. Business Traveler Must-haves EYE-CATCHING DESIGN Since the 1930s, Zero Halliburton has specialized in stylish aluminium cases. The Zeroller, […]

Business Browser 8

Christmas Markets, Rhinos & Cocktails: Our Pre-Xmas Guide Cocktail chic… In the Mistat the recently opened Kampala Serena Hotel, Kintu Road is the latest addition to the Ugandan capital’s bar scene. Already a popular haunt for Kampala’s glitterati, the bar has been named after Dian Fossey’s biography and film Gorillas […]

City Browser 5

Rays of hope More than 2 billion people live in rural areas of developing countries where access to communications is severely limited. Carolyn Heinze reveals how one US-based company is working to change all that by bringing residents of remote African villages online When you can’t take electricity for granted, […]

Rays of hope

Positive Flow The accepted wisdom is that the ‘brain drain’ harms African economic development. But, as Peter Griffiths argues, the financial gains could more than outweigh any short-term losses Few would ever have guessed that the so-called ‘brain drain’ (the emigration of trained and talented individuals to other nations) was […]

Positive Flow

Off the beaten track in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone’s outstanding natural attractions offer travelers unbeatable adventures. Anita Ferruzzi checks out some of the country’s environmental delights Pick up any guidebook, no matter how dated, and it will tell you that Sierra Leone has some of the world’s best beaches. The […]

Off the beaten track in Sierra Leone