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 […]

Top Budget-Friendly Tourist Spots

Tourism is one very lucrative business in the whole of Africa, only if it could be given more attention. Generally, people love to unwind and relax after several months, weeks or day of hard work. Means of relaxation should not be too expensive or hard to come by. There are many beautiful and inexpensive locations […]

Spicy, Medium, Mild: Top Foodie Destinations in Africa

African cuisine is as diverse and fascinating as the continent’s history, cultures, and traditions. With a fusion of tastes and flavours, as well as some of the unique foods in the world, the continent is an absolute foodie heaven. If you set foot in any of the following foodie destinations, don’t leave without treating yourself […]

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 […]

Top Ways Governments And Companies Can Create Digital Economies

For the first time, new evidence from 25 countries shows how governments and companies can move away from cash, as McKinsey Global Institute reveals a potential $3.7 trillion GDP boost A new report from the United Nations-based Better Than Cash Alliance unveils ten tangible steps governments and companies can take to leave behind a cash-dominant […]

Remembering South Africa’s Struggle Heroines on Women’s Day

In the 1950s, two years after apartheid was instituted in South Africa, the system’s increasingly repressive policies began to pose a direct threat to all people of colour, resulting in mass action arising from the black population to defend their rights to life and freedom. On the 9th of August 1956, more than 20,000 women […]

Rio Olympics Update: Top Performing African Athletes

We’re well into the second week of the Rio Olympic games, and what a spectacle it has been! From Nigeria’s soccer team arriving just hours before their game against Japan (which they won 5-4!) after being stranded in Atlanta, to record breaking performances by track athletes, and the first-ever refugee team, it has been an exciting […]