Category JOURNALISM

Eswatini budgets for change

Eswatini’s new finance minister is trying to put the country on a new economic path. He may meet resistance along the way.

Gay rights in Africa: ‘one step forwards, one step back’

Though there are signs of progress towards tolerance, life for sexual minority groups in many African states remains legally and socially difficult — and downright dangerous in some regions.

Porto — where the hordes are smaller and the delights are huge

From grand architecture, melodious symphonies to drool-worthy cuisine, this compact Portuguese city has it all.

Summertime in Berlin on two wheels

Cycling offers an ideal way to explore the city where the Wall provides a constant reminder of history and the surprisingly warm lakes refreshment after a sweaty workout.

Brexit: an uncertain separation

The date of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU is drawing ever nearer. What this exactly will entail and how it will affect South Africa is yet to be seen, but the UK says that, regardless, it is pushing for closer economic ties with Africa.

When the community wins, so does nature conservation

Working with the community has been key to making the Singita Grumeti concession, next to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, a success — both for the wildlife and local residents.

Dar es Salaam: a sultry city break

The service can be sullen, Uber is a nightmare and some flashy venues may be close to empty, but the city is a rewarding alternative to Zanzibar nonetheless.