<p>A boy trudges back to his village with harvest from his family's plot. His father trails behind, along a muddy road deeply rutted by logging trucks near Nguti. Logging trucks dig up the roads that local people have used for generations, making it difficult just to walk along them, let alone navigate them with a vehicle.<br><br>The small cacao farms that now lie between the reserves use the rain forest to shade their crop. Rather than clearing away trees, local farmers aim to preserve the forest canopy.<br></p> Source: Photograph by James Whitlow Delano for Bloomberg.com
MTN Group Ltd., Bharti Airtel Ltd. and Orange SA are planning to sell mobile tower networks in Africa, the latest examples of telecom operators looking to reduce exposure to costly infrastructure in the region, according to people familiar with the matter.
Jeanina Jenkins, a 20-year-old high- school graduate from St. Louis, is stuck in a $7.82-an-hour part-time job at McDonald’s Corp. that she calls a “last resort” because nobody would offer her anything better.