Welcome to Madura: On The Bus in Java

Our correspondent boards a bus and encounters a fascinating snapshot of Madurese life.

Language Primer: Amharic

Our correspondent struggles with the complexities of Amharic during his recent visit to Ethiopia.

Language Primer: Chichewa

Our correspondent believes it should be noted that English is widely spoken and understood in Malawi but where’s the fun in that?

Language Primer: Enahara

Our correspondent has some time to spare in Nampula and gets to work learning northern Mozambique’s main dialect.