South Africa’s Golden Girl Bonang Matheba’s US Invasion

Following her win as the first  African Influencer at the “E! People’s Choice Awards” in Santa Monica, California, the Queen B headed over to New York City where she had an open and honest conversation with DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God. In the interview, Matheba talked about her start in the entertainment industry, from […]

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Afripedia is Live!

The landing page of Afripedia is breathtaking. It accurately depicts the varied quality African talent both in color and form. The curated visual platform, which was created by Swedish production collective Stocktown films aims to do away with misrepresentation within the creative industry and connect African creatives to their clients by giving them increased exposure. […]

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Burna Boy to Donate Concert Proceeds to Nigerians Attacked in South Africa

Award-winning Afrobeats star Burna Boy is scheduled to headline a concert in South Africa, just two months after he vowed never to return to the country following a spate of xenophobic attacks there. The Nigerian superstar, who was among the celebrities who spoke out against September’s violence targeting Nigerians and others in South Africa, is […]

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Funny Moments Captured in the African Bush

Frightened fish, shy bears, sarcastic owls and birds that were just in the wrong place at the wrong time. These are the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards finalists – but we imagine there wasn’t much to laugh about for the subject of the winning image, above. It was taken by Sarah Skinner in Botswana, and shows […]

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Bush To Beach – Combining A Safari In The Bush With Relaxation At The Beach

Africa is a world of its own – and very beautiful at that. It is one of the best destinations to travel to, boasting of majestic wildlife, crystal blue beaches, stunning topography, and a wealth of history and culture. If you’re planning a trip to Africa and are thinking about your travel itinerary options, we […]

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Mowana Sits High on the Botswana River Bank

On the banks of the Chobe River, in north- eastern Botswana on the outskirts of the town of Kasane, there’s no rush in any case- unless it’s to bring your camera or binoculars to your eye in this fabulous game viewing destination. Rather chill, catch a cocktail, as you enjoy views from the beautiful grounds […]

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South African Safaris for First-timers

A lifelong dream for many, a safari in South Africa can take as many forms as the multitude of creatures you encounter in the wild. From a remote escape in a bush camp to a luxurious idyll, the range of experiences can suit all tastes and budgets. And just like a giraffe picking and choosing […]

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The Women Explorers Who Sailed the Nile

Reading “Women Travelers on the Nile,” a 2016 anthology edited by Deborah Manley, one will find kindred spirits in the women who chronicled their expeditions to Egypt in the 19th century. The book is collections of letters and memoirs written by intrepid female journalists, intellectuals and novelists, all British or European. Relentlessly entertaining, the women’s […]

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Counting the Africa Investment Forum’s Kitty

The Africa Investment Forum declared it had secured $40.1 billion in investment – an increase on last year – after days of talking and intense boardroom negotiations at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Hundreds of delegates from scores of countries around the world got together to try to attract billions from foreign investors to […]

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