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 [...]

Current Events / Travel

by Editorial Staff × on October 24, 2013 at 01:44 pm
Photo Credit: David, Bergin, Emmett and Elliot/ Flickr Did You Know Zambia’s Stock Exchange is Africa’s third-best performing for 2013?   According to the African Development Bank(AfDB)’s 2013 “African Economic Outlook [...]

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 [...]

Business & Finance

by Kurt Davis Jr × on September 24, 2013 at 10:31 am
A lot has been written about the emergence of Ethiopia and Mozambique, and the changing dynamic of investing in Africa. Ethiopia is the continent’s second most populous country, with high potential for a consumer-driven boom, while Mozambique i [...]

Safari Corner / Travel

by Peggy Healy × on August 22, 2013 at 03:45 pm
Zambia is named after its main geographical feature, the Zambezi River, the majestic waterway that forms Victoria Falls. Given its stable government, prolific wildlife, jaw-dropping scenic landscape, significant copperbelt and the world’s largest [...]
Grey Crowned-Crane (Photobucket- Gidzy)

Safari Corner / Travel

by admin × on August 05, 2013 at 07:20 am
Much is known about endangered African mammals like the black rhino, addax (white antelope), and cheetah, but what about rare bird species? There are more than 115 species of African birds that are endangered, so don’t delay planning a trip to the [...]
Safari Corner Tree House AndBeyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge


by Katie Rees × on April 16, 2013 at 11:57 am
The mystical setting of a tree house you may have sought refuge in as a kid is now a trend-setting place you can escape to for a vacation. The wide variety of tree houses in Southern Africa offers travelers a real choice: from adventure in rustic sur [...]
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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 [...]

Slideshows / Travel

by Peggy Healy × on January 29, 2013 at 03:35 pm
The month of love is just around the corner. If you haven’t seen it already, we’ve published a shortlist of the hottest athletes in Afcon 2013, which may have to do a little bit more with lust than love. But now, we bring you the top plac [...]

Arts & Culture

by Christine Lai × on January 08, 2013 at 02:10 pm
Opening night at ADIFF: Isaiah Washington stars alongside Genevieve Nnaji in Dr. Bello. Last month, the 20th annual African Diaspora International Film Festival opened in New York City. Whether you are a first time attendee or a trustee of the film f [...]

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