1#suzyLFWNG: Tiffany Amber Secures a Place in Nigeria’s Fashion Universe
Business smarts and great design have made African fashion brand, Tiffany Amber, an enormous success. Learn about its Nigerian founder, Folake Folarin-Coker, and her dreams for the future of African fashion.
2Trevor Noah’s Reaction to Lupita Nyong’o Playing His Mother in ‘Born a Crime’ is Pretty Relatable
Funny man and ‘The Daily Show’ Host, Trevor Noah, talks about his special relationship with his mom and why Lupita Nyong’o is the perfect choice to play her in the upcoming film based on his autobiography.
3Rebuilding Somalia’s Ruined Cities
Civil war took a devastating toll on the people of Somalia, as well as its architecture. Learn about the innovative approaches being taken to develop new public spaces and to include citizens in the design process.
SOURCES: Design Indaba
4How the Apartheid Regime Burned Books in the Tens of Thousands
As is unfortunately common in authoritarian regimes, South Africa routinely burned thousands of books that either contradicted the tenets of apartheid or celebrated the oppressed black population.
SOURCES: Quartz Africa
5From Harare to Lagos: Africa’s Gender Fluid Designs Are Defying Norms
A fresh crop of African designers are creating fashions that push boundaries and question gender stereotypes.
6Waakye: Ghanaian Rice and Bean Based Dish
Whether it’s eaten for breakfast or lunch, this dish can be made as rich and as filling as one likes by adding an almost unending list of accompaniments.
7Peddling through Malawi
Tourists that love to visit under-the-radar places gravitate toward the country for its unspoiled scenery devoid of tacky hotels and tourist traps. In addition, most residents in Malawi get around by bike or on foot, meaning there’s very little automobiles, making the roads safer for cyclists.
SOURCES: AFK Travel
8Trek in Perfect Conditions in Ethiopia
Known as the Roof of Africa, with the countryside still verdant from the recent rains, dry November is the perfect time to plan a trek in the Simien Mountains, a dramatic plateau that’s home to endemic wildlife – from walia ibex to gelada monkeys.
SOURCES: Lonely Planet
9Mauritius could just be the Perfect Family Holiday Destination
If you enjoy being in the water, Mauritius is paradise, perfect for snorkelling, fishing and the use of all kinds of watercraft, from kayaks to pedal-boats, kitesurfing, water-skiiing and dinghy-sailing.
10Eating Out is One of the Highlights of Marrakech
Food from these colourful markets, street-food stalls and cafes is not only delicious, it’s often cheap, too – and a great way to explore this bustling city.
SOURCES: The Guardian