Olufemi Odeleye, a Nigerian automobile designer, spent nearly 10 years developing the prototype for a low-cost, multipurpose, mini tractor – created with the Nigerian, and African, small-scale farmer in mind.
The Tryctor is a mini tractor based on a motorcycle design modified into a 3 wheeler usin...(more)
Pictures from Ethiopia’s Omo Valley by award-winning photographer Joey L. A massive hydro-electric dam, Gibe III, is under construction on the Omo. When completed it will destroy a fragile environment and the livelihoods of the tribes, which are closely linked to the river and its annual flood.
Africa is home to the highest linguistic diversity in the world, with over 2000 different languages. Though Arabic, English and French are the principal languages on the continent, knowledge of nine top African languages may be required to do business successfully on the continent.
Arabic was rank...(more)