fuel subisidies

Business & Finance / Commentary

by Kurt Davis Jr × on March 22, 2014 at 04:49 am
When times are tough in poor countries, experts and government officials scramble to ensure the poor survive. In the past most poor countries used subsidies, as a recent Economist article highlighted. Sub-Saharan Africa is no different. Officials res [...]
Investment opportunities

Business & Finance

by Kurt Davis Jr × on December 21, 2013 at 04:53 pm
The raggedy cargo truck drives onto the ferry which immediately sinks deeply into the water, only seemingly buoyed by the grace of mother nature. The truck appears misplaced on the ferry, but locals assure me that this is the cheapest and quickest ro [...]
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 [...]
African food recipes

Food and Wine / Travel

by Peggy Healy × on May 17, 2013 at 04:21 pm
A pop-up restaurant on Mount Kilimanjaro? A burgeoning South Africa Food and Wine Festival? Three new Guinea-Conakry restaurants in New York City? Ethiopian Peaberry Coffee flogged at Trader Joe’s? These and many other events are indicators of the [...]
Southern Africa and its beaches: Mozambique


by Virginia Haynes-Mongomery × on March 07, 2013 at 01:14 pm
From the southern tip of Africa to the top of the Great Rift Valley, Southern Africa offers adventures beyond compare.  For the outdoor enthusiast, there are landscapes of unparalleled beauty, ranging from magnificent beaches and waterfalls to drama [...] 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 [...]
rings diamond

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 Virginia Haynes-Mongomery × on November 29, 2012 at 07:29 pm
Let’s say it right up front: you don’t have to go on a wildlife safari to convince yourself you are in Africa. The best diving spots in Africa are worth seeking out, featuring both variety and quality. Deep channels teem with marine life. Pristin [...]


by The Safari Corner Team × on November 08, 2012 at 10:26 am
You and your honey have been mooning about where to go for that once-in-a-lifetime trip –your honeymoon. You probably have a host of questions, such as: how far in advance should you plan? Is English spoken where you want to go? What is the climat [...]

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