Sukhvir Singh

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Map of Countries Contributing Most, and Least, the World's New People

The world has added over 800 million people over the last decade – a number so vast it is almost meaningless. Unless you convert it to more familiar …

It’s easier for North Americans to travel within Africa than Africans themselves

Despite the rhetoric that extols the vision of “pan-Africanism” and “one Africa” by their leaders, Africans remain severely disconnected from each other. This is in no small part due to policies by African states that make it difficult for the continent’s citizens to gain access to each other’s …

East Africa

What Africa will look like in 100 years

Photo: Alamy/ Galit Seligmann<p>As Africa's population looks set to quadruple over the twenty-first century, <i>The Telegraph</i> digs into the data to reveal the opportunities - and challenges - facing a fast-changing continent<p><i>By Ashley Kirk, Friday 11 March 2016</i><p>Africa’s population is booming. By 2100, it …

Why the Green Season is the best time to Africa

The green season is the low season for tourism in Southern Africa. It is the time of the annual rains and, depending on the country, takes place …

Southern Africa

Trekking the Simien Mountains: Inside Ethiopia’s dying World Heritage Site

In the busy market town of Wossen, an entourage of a hundred curious children followed us past small roadside shacks selling everything from garish …

Is The Gambia a safe tourist destination after presidential election?

Foreign Office warns against travel to the country as military intervention looms.<p>The Gambia has always been a popular tourist destination for …

A Mind-Boggling Carbon Deposit Was Just Discovered in the Congo

A newly-discovered peatland in the Congo Basin of central Africa contains an estimated 30.6 billion tons of carbon in its waterlogged …

We’re not prepared for future Ebola outbreaks, experts warn

Despite recent headlines declaring the success of an experimental Ebola vaccine, the world is not fully prepared for future epidemics — and not in position to use vaccines to prevent another deadly outbreak, a report published Tuesday warned.<p>The report raised serious concerns about the work that …

What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for South Africa? – Bloomberg

What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for South Africa?<p>What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for South Africa?<p>What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for South …

South Africa

Time for a Southern African Union?

It is time to consider the formation of a Southern African Union (SAU) that would be constituted by the present members of the Southern African …

South Africa

What's the real size of Africa? How Western states used maps to downplay size of continent

<b>(CNN) —</b> On a typical world map, Canada is a vast nation. Home to six time zones, its endless plains spread from ocean to ocean, dominating great swathes of the northern half of the globe. But, in reality, three Canadas would comfortably fit inside Africa.<p>Our world map is wildly misleading. It's all …