by Editorial Team × on January 07, 2014 at 08:14 pm
African women have made inroads in the legal sector, where top positions are still largely dominated by men. We’re talking about powerful female lawyers who fight for justice in courtrooms across the continent, fiercely advocate for the rights [...]
africa straight up

Arts & Culture / Spotlight

by Teresa Clarke × on November 19, 2013 at 05:06 pm
Africa is home to more than a billion people spread across 54 countries and speaking more than 3,000 languages. So why is Africa usually limited to a single narrative? “Africa Straight Up” is a more complete story about Africa and its di [...]

Safari Corner / Travel

by Peggy Healy × on September 25, 2013 at 02:22 pm
Although many African safari lodges and camps sell themselves as being eco-friendly, Colin Bell and David Bristow found that some merely “green wash”, meaning they are only claim to be eco-friendly accommodation. The two recently released ‘Afri [...]
stargazing in africa mozambique

Safari Corner / Travel

by admin × on June 07, 2013 at 02:59 pm
Today, an astounding 50% of the world’s population can no longer see the stars because of pollution. But in many remote areas of Africa, you will be amazed by the thousands of points of light that fill the sky without interference from city lights [...]
Sauti za Busara: Cheikh LO

Arts & Culture / Music / Travel

by Shannon Schaubroeck × on February 26, 2013 at 04:41 pm
Dancers at Sauti za Busara in Zanzibar (Photo Credit: Gunn Elin Veivag) Every February for the past decade, the island of Zanzibar has hosted East Africa’s best-loved – and now largest – music festival, Sauti za Busara. The festival includes ar [...]
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Current Events / Food and Wine

by Editorial Staff × on February 01, 2013 at 04:00 pm
It’s the month of love! Forget roses. We’ve got 54 unique ways to show your love–one for each country within Africa. Start planning your African Valentine’s Day now! And if you want to learn how to say “I love you” in 54 A [...]


by Christine Lai × on November 09, 2012 at 10:24 am
While students from across the continent continue to move abroad to study at leading learning institutions in the U.S. and Europe, Africa boasts its own league of great universities. Presented below is Part I of’s Top 10 Universities in [...]


by Rumit Mehta × on October 11, 2010 at 04:12 pm
As the winter season in Botswana nears its end, the waters of the Okavango slowly recede forcing the animals and birds to migrate. The end of another life cycle is complete before the new one begins a few months later. In East Africa, the short rains [...]

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