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1Welcome to the Action Packed World of ‘Wakaliwood’

Watch out Nollywood, Uganda has its own burgeonging film industry, and it’s focused on action films.  For high adrenaline and adventure, check out Wakaliwood.

SOURCES: CNN

2The Top 25 African Dancers to Follow on Instagram

Keep your groove on by Insta-following the moves of these 25 incredible African dancers.

SOURCES: Okayafrica

3Go to Roxbury and the South End to Eat West African Food

Looking for a West African food fix?  Here are some great options in Boston’s Roxbury and South End neighbourhoods.

SOURCES: Boston Eater

4The Folklore is Bringing Africa’s Best Designers to the US

Former fashion coordinator at V magazine, Amira Rasool’s has created a new cultural hub where African diasporan designers can tell their own stories, and it’s a hit.

SOURCES: Refinery 29

5Zesty Chicken Purveyor Nando’s Swaps Cheek for Chic in the US

See the bold new design of Nando’s first foothold in the US, which seeks to incorporate aspects of South African culture and art.

SOURCES: Metropolis

6New Diet Alert in Kenya

A growing number of Kenyans are giving up the meat they traditionally love in favor of plant-based diets. Here is a look into a few cooking pots across Nairobi, where veganism is trending.

SOURCES: Africa.com

7High-octane African Adventures in December

With wingspans that can reach up to 5m, the chance to dive alongside these dancing behemoths shouldn’t be missed. From colossal to downright cute, rare (and ridiculously adorable) pygmy hippos can be found in Sierra Leone, once you’ve had your fill of lounging on palm-fringed beaches.

SOURCES: Lonely Planet

8Calling all Foodies

The best part about exploring a new country, apart from visiting landmarks, has to be trying their best cuisine. From street markets to gourmet restaurants, a lot of experiences with international travel involves food and drink – and what better way to make you salivate then to take you on a journey to Morocco..

SOURCES: IOL

9Ethiopia on a Budget for #TravelTuesday

Ethiopia is one of the oldest and most remarkable places in Africa. It’s got a long and storied history, incredible food, and some of the most impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites this side of the Great Rift Valley. Fortunately, it’s also relatively inexpensive, if you know how to do it right.

SOURCES: AFK Travel

10Nshima: Zambia’s Staple Food

Nshima is a staple food in Zambia – a very thick and smooth porridge made from ground maize. It is quite similar to the Kenyan ugali and the Zimbabwean sadza. Nshima is always consumed with soups, sauces, or stews, known as ndiwo in Zambia.

SOURCES: Africa.com

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