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 [...]
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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 [...] power couples Patrice-Motsepe-and-Precious-Molo

Arts & Culture / Nelson Mandela / Top 10

by Yolaan Begbie × on February 14, 2013 at 02:15 pm
From doctor turned fashion doyenne, a man of the cloth leading a mega church in Ghana, Africa’s richest woman who started her first business at age 24, and a First Gentleman who once participated in the Olympic Games – it’s no secret that Afric [...]
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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 Sarah Duff × on April 17, 2012 at 05:24 pm
A bright blue Mini Countryman with racing stripes was Lisa Johnston‘s and my vehicle for 4,600 kilometers across three countries in Southern Africa and around Lake Malawi. If you haven’t read my blogs about the journey yet, here is the summary: i [...]

Current Events

by Editorial Staff × on April 09, 2012 at 04:56 pm
After days of speculation and tension over possible violence, the Malawian government named former vice president Joyce Banda as the country’s new leader. The New York Times reports that government officials had delayed confirming the news that [...]

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