It happened in a blink. A tour guide was in the water, another guide went in after him and then the second man wound up in the mouth of a hippo. It happened some 17 years ago, but the memories are still fresh for Paul Templer.
Maracatu is a musical and performance style from the northeastern part of Brazil. It's experiencing a resurgence these days thanks in part to a collaboration between a Brazilian group and a Brooklyn-based band.
Not many hit bands can say they're fronted by a sitting judge. And still fewer can say their members represent eight different ethnic groups. But that's the case with Niger's Tai National — and it's trying to get a tour in the US.
The World's Katy Clark reports that the Bush Administration has made slow progress when it comes to Africom -- a US military command for Africa that's aimed at promoting development and security on the continent
The answer to our Geo Quiz is Bristol, England, home to the music style known as "trip-hop." Anchor Katy Clark tells us about British nostalgia for a couple of bands that made "trip-hop" so popular a decade ago.