Economics
28 June 2004
For most Kenyans, a request for kitu kidogo (Swahili for "something small") is an almost daily occurrence. Getting a...
TV and Radio
07 June 2004
The pornography industry is getting bigger all the time. More than 200 new adult films are produced each week, and...
Society
31 May 2004
On 17 August 1896, 44-year-old Bridget Driscoll became the first person to be killed by a motor car. She and her...
Society
24 May 2004
An American health officer's report noted in 1889 that "appropriate places" for disposing of refuse were becoming...
Economics
17 May 2004
For the first time, the number of overweight people on the planet is starting to rival the number of underweight people...
Global Issues
10 May 2004
Around the world, in more than 60 countries, more than 100 million landmines lie quietly in the ground waiting for...