1Trevor Chats with his Grandma about Apartheid and Tours Her Home in Soweto
In this heartwarming video, Trevor Noah returns to Soweto and has an intimate conversation with his grandmother, who tells stories from his youth and apartheid.
SOURCES: Comedy Central
2Cloth Weaving in Kenya
Getting your favourite Kente cloth has never looked this easy. Watch how weavers switch up styles, techniques and yarns to create intricate designs bursting with colour. In just a day, you can walk away with your own handwoven piece to give you that African flair.
3KLOOF 119A: Private Residence, Cape Town – South Africa
See the stunning new Cape Town home that South African architect, Greg Truen of SAOTA, designed for himself.
SOURCES: The Cool Hunter
4World’s Largest Museum Dedicated to Black Civilizations Opens in Senegal
In planning for over 50 years, the Museum of Black Civilizations has finally opened in Dakar, and its mission is “decolonizing African knowledge.”
5Netflix Plans to Produce More Original Series from Africa in 2019
In keeping with their goal of producing more local content, Netflix has big plans to increase their production of African stories in 2019.
6Nigerian Writer Ziki Nelson on His Upcoming Comic Book Featuring 15 African Artists
The Kugali Anthology is an ambitious undertaking in which 15 African artists are combining their talents to tell 6 stories about African traditions and folkore, and there isn’t a superhero anywhere in the mix.
SOURCES: Design Indaba
7Celebrating Africa’s Beauty
A groundbreaking beauty pageant chose the first Mr. and Miss Albinism East Africa in Kenya’s capital. The aim was to affirm the dignity of people who have faced discrimination, violence and even murder because of their hereditary lack of pigmentation.
SOURCES: New York Times
8Mauritius Named as Best Golfing Destination
In and amongst the undulating volcanic hills and tropical forests, there is a staggering number of sublime golf courses on the island, from 9-hole courses to world-class 18-hole championship courses designed by golfing legends such as Ernie Els.
9The Best View of a Mozambican Sunset
Facing the sea, Maputo is the perfect port city to take in the view as the sun kisses the ocean. From hitting rooftop bars to a romantic dinner on a spacious patio, here is a list of the tried and tested spots.
SOURCES: AFK Travel
10Africa’s Largest Airline Sets Up a Visa Hub Service for Chinese Travelers
Ethiopian Airlines currently has daily passenger flights from the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to Guangzhou and Beijing and three times a week passenger flights to Chengdu as well as daily passenger and cargo flights to Hong Kong and Shanghai.
SOURCES: CGTN Africa