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 [...]


by Terrance Ross × on October 12, 2013 at 12:05 pm
If you had to whittle it down to one singular theme for this edition of African World Cup Qualifying, it would be one of David vs. Goliath. The usual big names are here as always, ready to assert their dominance and make the final step to Brazil in 2 [...]

Michelle Obama / Obama in Africa / Slideshows

by admin × on July 03, 2013 at 12:19 am
It has often been called a sorority — the elite, unofficial club of women known simply as “The First Ladies”. Hundreds of women (both current  and former first ladies) around the world belong to this diverse group, each representing th [...]

News / Sports

by Editorial Staff × on February 08, 2013 at 03:16 pm
Nigeria and Burkina Faso are your 2013 Afcon Finalists. Here’s a look at the two teams, their previous performances, and their journey to the Afcon final. NIGERIA: SUPER EAGLES KEY PLAYERS: Joseph Yobo, Peter Odemwingie, Taye Taiwo, John Mik [...]
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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 Kingsley Ighobor × on August 29, 2012 at 06:22 pm
Jet-lagged, 500 delegates from around the world arrived in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, in May to deliberate on the path to Africa’s tourism future. To unwind, Zimbabwe’s Tourism Authority, host of the congress of the Africa Travel Association (ATA) [...]

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