Quiet Time: Authors To Add To Your African Reading List

African literature has existed in the realms of African storytellers for several centuries. With the kind distortion brought by globalisation, there also came with it an opportunity to have an accessibility of other cultures and their ways of life, and African literature has immersed itself in this spirit. The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma Publisher: Little, Brown […]

Meet The Cameroonian Singer Heating Up The Global Music Scene

In a world where a lot of artists increasingly sound the same, Lorine Chia is refreshingly unique. The Cameroonian-born, US-based star mesmerises with her strained, raspy voice that delivers bone-chilling soulful ballads. Her music is distinct yet diverse, straddling the genres of futuristic R&B, jazz, and hip-hop. Lorine’s varied subject matter veers between personal stories, […]

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Kenya’s First Female Marine Pilot Elizabeth Marami

The maritime industry is ripe with opportunity for women. According to the International Labour Organization, women account for only 2% of the total workforce in the industry, and this has led to the unprecedented awareness about work opportunities for women. Former African Union Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma called for greater participation of women in maritime industries, […]

How Creative Architecture Is Finding A Home In Africa

Home development firms, architects and designers across Africa are not only providing a solution to the continent’s housing problems, especially in big cities, but are also contributing to building up the continent’s urban living centres with creative architecture and luxurious living in contemporary spaces. Jonathan Liebmann Jonathan Liebmann is the brains behind Johannesburg’s eclectic and […]

How One Nigerian Man is Making T-Shirts for Africa and the World

Africa is fast becoming a breeding ground for a new generation of thinkers, doers, and makers. Young Africans are going against the tide to start their own businesses instead of following a conventional career path. They are driven and unwavering in their quest to transform the continent’s economies. One of the young Africans who has […]

What’s Up With the African Headwrap?

Headwraps have been worn by both men and women on the continent since the days of ancient Egypt and Nubia. Historians have linked the wearing of headwraps as members of royalty in Pharaonic times, where hieroglyphic evidence shows Pharaohs wearing headbands or covering their heads with wigs made from specific material to signify a specific […]

Top Classic African Style Icons

When it comes to the world of fashion, Africa’s famous people, spanning from presidents to musicians, have done well to show off the continent’s style to the world. Famous people from the continent have used fashion as a reaffirmation of African identity, and as a way for the continent’s identity to make its mark on […]

Kids Go Wild: Amazing, Family Friendly Safaris

Experience the thrills of the African bush with the entire family. Today, children are more and more able to get in on the action with many lodges and reserves welcoming children over the age of eight. Whether your family is looking to fully immerse in the culture and [become a Masai warrior – ] or […]