Daily Archives: 2010-01-01

Getting away from it all If you want to step off the tourist trail for an altogether different type of holiday, with as little eco-guilt as possible, you need look no further than Africa, says Frank Bures You might call it a branding problem: Africa, the destination? It doesn’t exactly roll […]

Getting away from it all

It’s a matter of opinion Drilling for oil in national parks doesn’t have to be at the expense of wildlife, says Moses Mapesa, executive director of the Uganda Wildlife Authority  The discovery of oil in the Albertine Rift Valley of western Uganda promises a welcome financial windfall for this landlocked […]

It’s a matter of opinion

Africa kicks off As Africa prepares to host not just one, but two massive footballing events during 2010, local footie fanatic Ed Aarons looks at why every African has the right to feel proud  Legendary Brazilian footballer Pelé might have been a few years out when he predicted an African team […]

Africa kicks off

The next big thing Coffee might be Rwanda’s biggest export, but asks John Sannaae, is fruit where its trade future lies? As Rwanda continues to step up its efforts to compete economically on a global level, fruit looks likely to become the country’s next major export. In recent years, Rwandan coffee […]

The Next Big Thing

Miles & More Loyalty programme The Miles & More new frequent flyer program introduces you to a world of exclusive advantages: with Europe’s largest frequent flyer program you earn valuable miles when you travel, and even when you’re not travelling. You can redeem your miles for flights, merchandise awards and much […]

Miles & More

What’s This Movie About? Michael Jackson’s This Is It Music Documentary 111 mins  Director Kenny Ortega Cast Michael Jackson The King of Pop shows himself as never before in this unique documentary about Jackson’s preparations for his final, never-performed tour. Includes all new footage portraying the legendary singer. Le King de la Pop lui-même […]


Mobile learning Peter Griffiths reports on how the solution to Africa’s increasing need for educational resources could lie in the continent’s impressive growth of mobile phone usage A recent United Nations report confirms that since 2003 mobile subscriptions in Africa have been growing faster than in any other region, despite […]

Mobile Learning

Lakeside idylls in Europe Want to holiday like a local? Some of Europe’s best-kept travel secrets are lakeside, finds Hazel Davis Island hopping in Oslo  With 343 lakes within Oslo’s city limits, you don’t have to venture far from the hustle and bustle to sample some water-based fun. Østensjøvannet is a […]

Lakeside idylls