From an oil rig in the Indian Ocean, a seafaring dad offers practical math and tales of pirates as lessons over a Web connection with his kids’ classroom back home.
12/15/2008 12:00 am
The country's Bolsa Familia program – which pays poor mothers to keep their children in school and follow healthcare rules – is reducing poverty.
11/13/2008 12:00 am
Local South Africans recently refused to sell ancestral land to filmmakers eager for a desert set.
10/31/2008 01:00 am
05/02/2008 01:00 am
China said Tuesday it may turn away a ship full of weapons headed for Zimbabwe's leader.
04/23/2008 01:00 am
Impressive growth of visitors from nontraditional places, including China, now put tourism ahead of gold mining.
03/26/2008 01:00 am
The cultural equivalent of the American hot dog, grilled beef – kapana – is the street food of this cow-revering nation's rich and poor.
02/21/2008 12:00 am
Where an ancient tribe and modern Africa meet, bare-breasted women in animal-skin skirts and men with spears join the urban flow of traffic, supermarkets, and pool halls.
02/05/2008 12:00 am
How an isolated African region became a barometer of tastes and trends in other parts of the world.
01/30/2008 12:00 am
South Africa announced Sunday that it will temporarily stop exporting power to its neighbors.
01/25/2008 12:00 am