When Frank Alain Kabore -- the manager of a wildlife concession in Burkina Faso -- looks back, he recalls that days used to go by without him seeing an elephant in the reserve, a decade ago. Today, he comes across one every 100m. It's an environmental success story in this West African country that may yet return to haunt it.
It is an article of faith in development circles that assisting girls to complete their education -- and postponing the age at which they have children -- benefits both the girls and the communities they live in. This truth is proving difficult to entrench in Burkina Faso, however, where early marriages are often the norm.
With internet lag keeping them from global competition, local gamers have settled on a format for EA’s FIFA 2020 allows 11 people to play as a team. And the prize money in local leagues is growing. Eyaaz Matwadia boots up for the first instalment of Gaming Corner
The producer spoke to Cayleigh Bright on the day the Cape Town Opera returned to rehearsals after almost six months of lockdown about the future-proof transcendence, resilience and relatability of opera