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Top 20 African novels to read on your next adventure

By |2020-05-31T13:48:31+00:00May 24th, 2020|

It's always nice to read a novel about the country or continent you are visiting while you are travelling there, as it becomes part of the experience of learning about the culture, history or politics of the region, and enhances the overall experience you will have by nurturing a greater understanding. Here is a “Top 20” list of African novels that comprises of a variety of books for you to choose from – from historical to cultural and political – to suit all reader's tastes. Courtesy of Long Walk to Freedom/Amazon African Novel: “Long Walk to Freedom” Nelson Mandela [...]

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African Art Galleries You Shouldn’t Miss

By |2020-05-27T16:01:11+00:00May 7th, 2020|

Alongside African fashion and interior design is a budding market and interest in African Art. Art, especially contemporary, is a fantastic way to introduce yourself to some of the cultures of African nations, considering Africa has always conjured up stunning patterns, colours, and styles, mixed into gorgeous paintings, statues, and the like. Any trip to the African continent would include some variation of art to be experienced – usually in the form of a hotel or home décor, perhaps bold fashion statements found in local markets or just on the streets of towns and villages. But for a more modern view, here is a [...]

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Innovative African Architecture

By |2020-05-16T16:28:26+00:00May 2nd, 2020|

In the last few years, Africa has been creating some truly innovative designs in architecture, many of which focus on solving city planning problems in urban areas, whilst others focus on economic and ecological sustainability, and tackling environmental problems. Others are simply architectural statements to encourage economic projects in African architecture, such as Kenya's ongoing aspiration to build a 'Silicon Savannah': Massive investment in the technology industry and an ambitious infrastructure deemed a “Techno City” which would support 200,000 people. This article will take a look at some of the most innovative designs and projects in African Architecture.  Economic Innovations in African [...]

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African TV Shows and Comedy to Watch

By |2020-05-15T11:15:38+00:00April 28th, 2020|

Many people would probably react to this title with a question: So, why should I watch African TV shows? Well, for one thing, it's always interesting to watch films about countries you are planning to visit because you can often learn a lot about their culture through these before your visit. But even if you aren't necessarily planning to visit Africa in the near future, you'd be surprised at both the variety and quality entertainment coming out of Africa. And in today's globalized world of high-speed internet streaming, where it's getting easier to find TV shows from across the globe, why not give African [...]

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