Culture

Smiles Always Win The Day

People have lost family members to AIDS or horrific road accidents. Yet, in the face of all this hardship and heartache, Africans still manage to smile.

Lily

This portrait, translated from an old photograph into a painting by Varla Bishop, shows us an image of happiness in spite of poverty.

What does the future hold for Borneo’s Bajau Laut?

Visitors to Mabul Island in Borneo flock to witness some of the most diverse marine life remaining in the world. But whilst there, they are almost guaranteed to meet another mysterious community that call the sea home.