Murray Stewart asks whether the region’s only shadow puppeteer will be its last.
Author Philip Briggs discusses the myths and mysteries surrounding Mulanje Massif.
Hilary Bradt discusses horseriding in Ireland and writing Connemara Mollie and Dingle Peggy.
The coast of what is now Yemen and Somaliland has probably been the main global source of frankincense since the second millennium BC, author Philip Briggs writes.
Almost anyone can wander downtown and get themselves a bona fide identity document, no questions asked, writes Sean Connolly.
Author Philip Briggs sheds some light on the sharks and rays of Somaliland.
Renowned wildlife photographer Ariadne Van Zandbergen offers tips and hints and reveals the challenges of photography in Africa.
Lizzie Williams gives a brief history of this vicious civil war.
Durbars are colourful festivals known for their horsemen wearing bright red turbans and copper armour.
Motor parks are a great place to observe daily Nigerian life, writes Lizzie Williams.