• A still from Queen Sono, Netflix's first commissioned African original series.

    Netflix to air new African spy show

    By Emma Reynolds, CNN
    If you're tired of the Bond formula, Queen Sono may be the spy you've been waiting to binge-watch. In this Netflix series, due for global release February 28, Pearl Thusi plays a dazzling secret agent trying to uncover the truth about her mother's assassination while also protecting her country.
  • A woman looks on as she is sitting in a matatu-(passenger mini bus) bearing a grafitti of "Game of Thrones" series, in Nairobi's Luthuli Avenue at the heart of the city, on May 22, 2019. (Photo by SIMON MAINA / AFP)        (Photo credit should read SIMON MAINA/AFP via Getty Images)

    Nairobi's minibuses are getting a high-tech makeover

    By Stephanie Bailey and Briana Duggan, CNN
    In Nairobi, Kenya, an informal network of vibrantly decorated minibuses -- known as matatus -- zigzags through the streets blaring out music and taking commuters to and from work.
  • Sri Lanka tourism images

    The fight to save this beautiful big cat

    By Sarah Lazarus and Jon Jensen, CNN
    Having endured a bloody civil war from 1983 until 2009, Sri Lanka is now at peace and developing rapidly. That's good news for the country as a whole, but the island nation's leopards are under threat.