The SGR Project in Kenya

The SGR Project in Kenya The Standard Gauge Railway is Kenya's biggest infrastructure project since independence. But even more impressive, is the way it's being done. Combining Chinese technology and Kenyan skills, the SGR is one of Africa's biggest examples of technology transfer on the continent. Beatrice Marshall unpacks the…

Mega Projects Africa

Mega Projects Africa "Nowhere in the world is development such an important part of U.S. engagement efforts as it is in Africa. The changing tide on the continent requires a new kind of partnership. Today, Africans are the architects of their development, not just beneficiaries. Donors support their plans, they…

Colonial Congo

Colonial Era Congo Belgian Congo, French Congo Belge, former colony (coextensive with the present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo) in Africa, ruled by Belgium from 1908 until 1960. It was established by the Belgian parliament to replace the previous, privately owned Congo Free State, after international outrage over abuses there…

Maasai: From Bush to Moscow

Maasai: From Sand to Snow From the sun scorched Kenyan savannah to the snow-covered concrete jungle of Moscow – Russian traveller and photographer, Olga Michi, takes members of the Maasai tribe on the adventure of a lifetime. They have never even left their country before, let alone the continent. Braving…