Blog entries from: BRIGHT CONTINENT

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May 31 2014

From BRIGHT CONTINENT Sat May 31 2014, 09:40:07

Why its impossible to ban secular music in Mali.

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April 6 2014

From BRIGHT CONTINENT Sun Apr 6 2014, 11:48:36

Tanzania's Rubondo Island National Park in Lake Victoria is a place where chimpanzees live wild, Nile perch prowl the depths and crocodiles surf the waves. Come, the forest is calling.

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January 26 2014

From BRIGHT CONTINENT Sun Jan 26 2014, 02:00:16

A pair of Verraux's Eagle-Owls were witness to my humiliation. They called from an Acacia tree as we crouched in the grass, spying on a tusker. Wildlife Guide, Lewis Mangaba, pulled out a little bag and began puffing it releasing powder into the air. "Is that to mask our scent?" I asked. "No," he said, [...]

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January 13 2014

From BRIGHT CONTINENT Mon Jan 13 2014, 12:09:44

 In 2012 I went to find one of my heroes. He comes from a small village in Malawi called Kasungu. You might have heard of him, William Kamkwamba, "the boy who harnessed the wind." His story took flight on a TED Talk in June 2007. I watched on my computer screen, a nervous Kamkwamba ascending [...]

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December 16 2013

From BRIGHT CONTINENT Mon Dec 16 2013, 02:29:44

A Bertish brothers surf exploration across the islands of the Comoros. The Comoros group of islands are located between northern Mozambique and northern Madagascar in the upper Mozambican Channel, off the coast of East Africa. The fact that the four island archipelago is named after the 'Moon', in Arabic (Qamar), is fitting as it is [...]

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December 4 2013

From BRIGHT CONTINENT Wed Dec 4 2013, 05:45:39

Stretching from Lake Tanganyika in the South to Lake Albert in the North, the Albertine Rift is a lush, green corridor of volcanic wonders and rich culture.  We know Africa's Great Rift for its concentration of wildlife and geological splendour such as Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya. But it's a vast region made up of two [...]

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