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 [...]
tech in Africa

Technology / Thought Leaders

by Yolaan Begbie × on November 05, 2013 at 04:39 pm
Our video series, “Thought Leaders,” in association with Harvard’s Africa Business Club – showcases some of Africa’s brightest minds. We sat down with Africa’s leading thinkers, innovators and trailblazers to addre [...]

Safari Corner / Travel

by freelancer × on October 28, 2013 at 11:23 am
Looking for more than a lazy beach vacation? Give voluntourism a try! Volunteer trips offer travelers the opportunity to forge a unique connection with their destination. Imagine taking experiential travel to a whole new level and truly immersing you [...]

Obama in Africa / Travel

by Yolaan Begbie × on July 05, 2013 at 02:05 pm
So we know Obama’s trip to Africa was not a vacation, he was of course on official presidential business. But between state dinners and important bilateral trade meetings, President Barack Obama and his family did get to visit a few historical site [...]

Michelle Obama / Obama in Africa / Slideshows

by admin × on June 29, 2013 at 05:04 pm
During her trip to South Africa in 2011, Michelle Obama kept her traditional clothing cuts as First Lady—attending meetings in knee-length dresses paired with a bolero, wide-legged trousers and structured jackets—but she also spiced them up with [...]

Business & Finance / Obama in Africa

by Kurt Davis Jr × on May 29, 2013 at 12:27 pm
Once known mainly for Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar, Tanzania is seeing a change in balance between the number of tourists and investors coming to the country. Driving from the airport, my taxi driver explains how he used to see more backpacks and s [...]
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 [...]
African Trendsetters Kathleen Bomz

African Trendsetter / Spotlight

by Yolaan Begbie × on April 18, 2013 at 05:45 pm
It is hard to describe Kathleen Bomani (aka Kate Bomz) in just a few words — you’re bound to leave something out. Her bio provides a start: Cultural curator. People connector. Champion for human rights, unity, and openly expressed creati [...]
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 [...]

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