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Great Ancient African Queens

Africa is the birthplace of human civilization, and throughout history, it has been home of some of the world’s most significant leaders. Among those leaders are queens who led their kingdoms with precision and...
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3 Books by African Authors to Have on Your Reading List

The Curious Case of Dasso by Fouad Laroui Publisher: Paperback (June 28, 2016)The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers humorously explores the realism of life in a world where everything is foreign, in a reflecting of unique short...

Big City Life: Lagos, Nigeria

It doesn’t get much bigger than Lagos, the largest city in Africa’s most populous country. We take you on a 24-hour tour (through the eyes of a local) of the former capital that is...

The Big Picture – Behind the Lens of African Photographers

The likes of the late Malick Sidibe from Mali, Nigerian Solomon Osagie, and South Africa’s Alf Kumalo are just some of the pioneers of African photography who have gone on to garner international acclaim,...
Hollywood Movies Filmed In Africa

Hollywood Movies Filmed in Africa

Africa is not only known for its beautiful scenery and friendly people, but also as a prime film location for inter-continental and international blockbusters. From the latest installment of the popular Mad Max franchise,...
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The Importance of African Storytelling in Film

Years a Slave, Blood Diamond, Tsotsi, and the most recent Queen of Katwe; have gone on global screens, showing the often distorted African story with authenticity and dignity. It's an exciting time for African...
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Ten Must-Visit African Museums

If you want to learn more about the history and origins of a place or a country, museums always offer enlightening insight through a collection of artefacts and other objects. Africa is home to...

South Africa’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

South Africa is home to eight United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites that highlight places of importance to cultural or natural heritage, while showcasing the extraordinary beauty of the country. Below is a...
Nourhan Refaat Maayouf

How an Award-winning Egyptian Artist Uses Photography to Tell Personal Stories

Nourhan Refaat Maayouf has always had a penchant for storytelling through art. At a young age, she started expressing herself through drawing, before developing a passion for photography. As her love for taking photos...
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Great African Empires

Africa is considered as the birthplace of human civilization, with the east African region of Nubia being regarded as the location of the Garden of Eden where Adam and Eve were born. Ancient Egypt...

Nairobi, A Timelapse Portrait

This is a timelapse portrait video by photographers Mohammed Birik and Peter Irungu of ixo Collective, based in Kenya. The timelapse portrait is made up of more than 45,000 photos and countless hours in shooting and editing....

8 Most Stylish Young Africans

BONANG MATHEBA  .....MOOD! Custom @taibobacar in motion... Last night was MAGIC!! ????❤?? #WINNER #MustBeThatAfricanButter #blackgirlmagic #oliverawards #redcarpet A post shared by Bonang Matheba (@bonang_m) on Apr 15, 2016 at 11:36am PDTSouth African TV and radio...

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