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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...
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...
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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....
YEMI ALADE

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...
Shadreck Chikoti

10 Contemporary African Authors

  Lauren BeukesLauren Beukes is a South African author who is popularly known for her 2010 award winning novel ‘Zoo City’ which was described by the New York Times as ‘an energetic phantasmagorical noir’. She...
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African Architecture: the Legacy of Great Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is home to one of the most extraordinary monuments in Africa. Built and occupied between the 11th and 15th centuries, the legacy and influences of Great Zimbabwe lives on. The impressive stone walls...
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The Architectural Splendour of Ancient Africa

Ancient African architecture has a mystical charm that reveals the true nature of the continent that is steeped in tradition and culture. While we live in modern times with beautiful modern buildings, it is...
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10 Top Trends in Africa

Africa is not only a hotbed for growth and opportunity, but it is also emerging as a unique player in the economic and cultural spheres in the global setting. Looking at events that happened...
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10 Best African Restaurants

  Waly-Fay, PARISNestled in the heart of Paris is a Senegalese restaurant called Waly-Fay. The restaurant’s cuisine is mostly Senegalese, with influences from France, Portugal and North Africa. Popular foods from the menu include Accras...
African Street Food

10 Best African Street Food

One of the joys of travelling to a new country is trying out the local street food. With over 50 countries to choose from in Africa, you truly are spoiled for choice with the...
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