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The best: African Contemporary Art 2015

From "Skype Fashion Show" via Isaac Kariuki In October this year, Somerset House in the UK  hosted the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, a platform championing the diversity of contemporary art...
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100 African Cities Destroyed By Europeans

When tourists visit sub-Saharan Africa, they often wonder “Why there are no historical buildings or monuments?” The reason is simple. Europeans destroyed most of them. We only have a few drawings and...
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The Best: Yefikir Inspires

We couldn't help but be inspired by the latest designs from Fikirte Addis, the young emerging Designer from Addis Ababa. Fikirte creates cultural everyday wear in Ethiopia. Fikirte started designing in high...
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The Best: Africa’s Most Luxurious Safaris

In recent years, the African safari experience has been dialled up to levels of high extravagance. We're not talking about the "Big Five" beasts -- lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo -- that people pay...
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The Best: Trevor Noah was born a crime!

So ... the other day, as we were doing what many married couples do after a long day at work i.e lounging around aimlessly infront of the TV with our dinner on our laps, my husband leans over on the couch and...
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The Best African Books – 2013

In 2012,  we featured Lyrics Alley (Leila Aboulela), The Memory of Love (Aminatta Forna), Heart of Darkness (David Zane Mairowitz, Joseph Conrad and Catherine Anyango) and many more published excellent...
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Africa’s greatest story

Author N.K Read writes about what inspired her new book -  'Children of Saba' - an exciting, epic novel that re-imagines Africa's past (and future) glory. Herodotus (Greek historian c. 484–425 BC) called...
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A South African Food Safari

Explore South Africa's culinary delights - from mealie meal, Cape Malay curry, umngqusho, bobotie, Durban's street food - on Food Safari (An SBS Australia television...