Africa is a land of great contrasts – from the parched Sahara to the abundant rainforests of the Congo. But everywhere there is life: Tuareg caravans, desert elephants, the mighty River Nile and dignified gorillas. See Africa at its most beautiful and diverse.

Discovery Channel’s ‘Wildest Africa,’ November 27 at 8 p.m., shows the majesty of the continent in all its glory. Witness the wild waters of the Zambezi river and the ‘Big Five' (animals) on safari in the Okavango Delta. Travel through the Virunga National Park, notable for its chain of active volcanoes and visit the island of Madagascar.

Go to Mount Kilimanjaro and view its herds of ‘red elephants’.

Also, one must not miss out on the Namib and Sahara deserts, the highlands of Ethiopia and the Congolese jungle – to name a few.

‘Body Invaders,’ uncovers a jaw-dropping series of incidents that have left astonishing items from aeroplane parts to engagement rings and cement to full cutlery sets, inside the human body.

The programme chronicles the shocking accidents that led to such bizarre situations.

In ‘The Enemy Within’ November 28 at 11 p.m., meet five people with five different unexplained objects inside them including a young girl who has swallowed a mysterious object which is tearing her guts apart.