One of the great paradoxes of human endeavour is why so much time and effort is spent on creating things and indulging in behaviour with no obvious survival value – behaviour otherwise known as art
It has a ghostly air: wide avenues silent but for the rattle of an empty tin can nudged by the breeze or dead leaves rustling in front gardens abandoned by residents.
It’s not for lack of food
A nerve centre for migrant workers who stream in from around the country in search of a better life, Black Bridge Village is a place of industry and desperation.
Vicentia Tadagbe Tchranvoukinni, who calls herself “Perfect” and “God holy spirit”, stands next to Mathias Vignan, alia Pope Christophe XVIII of the Very Holy Church of Jesus Christ of Baname kneeled at the Nazareth church in Djidja on February 25, 2017 at the beginning of a servicernIn the Very Holy Church of Jesus Christ of Baname, the 25-year-old founder calls herself God, her business partner is a self-styled Pope and devotees pledge to end the reign of the Devil.
Wrapping their children in plastic sheets to stave off the winter cold, Yemeni families driven out of the historic port of Mokha are struggling to adjust to the harsh life of internal displacement.
How much does my neighbour, my colleague, the leader of my country or his wife earn? In Norway, a champion of transparency, that information is available to all, just a few clicks away.
Donald Trump insists on building that wall, the one that will isolate the United States from Mexico, perhaps cutting down on illegal migrants, but one that will also sever familial ties and more. Perhaps that wall isn’t going to be as beneficial as it’s made out to be