Connie Brown will translate your personal adventure into a wall-sized keepsake worthy of Magellan.
A stunning short film finds out why young men in the city of Kathlehong jump on moving rail cars despite the obvious, and potentially fatal, danger.
One photographer's behind-the-scenes look inside this gigantic, high-volume film industry.
With a $90 million renovation, officials hope to add fresh context to the century-old museum.
An experiment from Nairobi with implications for the urbanizing world.
The distinction between city and countryside is disappearing, creating a raft of new problems that disproportionately hurt women.
Gripping photos show what decades of segregation looked like in Nelson Mandela's home country.
A photo essay from Somalia's once war-torn capital.
Burkina Faso has one of the lowest literacy rates in the world. Here's how vendors draw people into their architecturally repetitive kiosks.
Funerals are lavish affairs and, often, a burdensome expense.
International passengers are still stranded while officials come up with alternative plans.
The continent's booming new economic zones are outstripping the ability of weak central governments to retain their hold on them.
Proof that any project can garner accolades if it's eccentric enough.
Also, Mumbai outlaws spitting tobacco on buses and Swaziland bans clothing that could tempt men to rape.
Also, Portland's City Council rushes to remove agitators, and Uganda's biggest city decides to get rid of single-family houses.
This new chart from the World Bank charts the uneven relationship between urbanization and GDP in Africa.
An artist uses special effects to make dangerous public areas appear like bustling marketplaces.
Urban growth isn't necessarily streaming in from the countryside.