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Top African wedding dress designers

By |2020-10-25T20:39:02+00:00July 25th, 2020|

If you're getting married sometime soon and you're looking to wear a dress that is a bit different from the every day dresses available at your local bridal shop, then look no further than this list of the top ten designers of beautiful African designed wedding dresses that are available online or in various shops depending on your location. With so many beautiful, one of a kind designs, it's easy to see why African designers continue to be popular with people around the world. Courtesy of Joi-Marie McKenzie/abcnews.go.com African Designers: Amsale Aberra – Ethiopia This Ethiopian-American designer spotted a [...]

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Made in Africa – Top African footwear brands available online

By |2020-11-01T14:07:12+00:00July 25th, 2020|

African styles and patterns have been becoming an increasingly sought after product in recent years and with the advent of some huge brand names coming out of the African continent, there has never been a better time to set your hands on some absolutely unique, fabulous pieces of African couture. Styles vary dramatically as do colours and patterns, with many featuring bold, bright and sharp shapes and shades in the form of skirts, dresses, shirts, trousers, jewellery and African shoes. So where can you get some of these fantastic pieces of African-inspired fashion? Depending on what you're after you can sometimes luck out with [...]

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Ethiopian Food: 10 delicious traditional dishes

By |2020-11-01T15:39:01+00:00July 14th, 2020|

With Ethiopian food on the rise throughout the world, with restaurants opening steadily from Cape Town to Mumbai. Ethiopian food is served communally on a platter and the whole emphasis is designed for sharing food with friends and family. In Ethiopian culture food is never meant to be eaten alone, and it's a large part of the Ethiopian culture and experience. Courtesy of A. Charlotte Riley/Flickr Ethiopian Food: Injera Injera is the staple of Ethiopian food. It is a starchy filler in all of Ethiopian cuisine. It's eaten twice or even three times a day. Injera is essentially an [...]

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Top 25 luxury African hotels for a perfect stay

By |2020-06-23T12:11:39+00:00June 19th, 2020|

South Africa Courtesy of capegrace.com Luxury African Hotels: Cape Grace, Cape Town This 5-star hotel is particularly special for its location: In a serene, private quay serving as an international yacht marina on Cape Town's main harbour. It opened its doors in 1996 and has gradually built up its capacity to an impressive 120 rooms and 13 luxury suites. The hotel also has numerous banqueting rooms ideal for smaller groups or business meetings. These rooms include a wine and whiskey bar, a restaurant, and a conservatory. It also includes a boardroom that can accommodate 14 people with an outside [...]

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Top African national parks and game reserves to visit

By |2020-06-23T11:25:59+00:00June 16th, 2020|

Our planet is home to some of the most beautiful and magical locations you could ever hope to clasp eyes on, yet many of us will sadly never get to see them for one reason or another, and that is such a shame. People say that travelling is one of the most rewarding experiences you could ever wish for, which is why we’re being encouraged to pack our cases and jet, or sail, off to parts of the world that we may previously have never considered visiting. When booking your next getaway, instead of going to the all-inclusive holiday resort that you always go [...]

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Top African fashion designers blazing catworks

By |2020-06-05T08:24:18+00:00June 1st, 2020|

With African style becoming more and more sought after, there is a plethora of new, up-and-coming designers making waves in the African fashion scene. It seems these days there are new African fashion designers popping up all over the continent, with some really exciting, bold fashion statements coming out of places like Cameroon, Senegal, and Nigeria, to name but a few. With such a mix of designers and fashions coming out of Africa, all with their own individual take on old favourites, there is something for everyone throughout this budding fashion scene, regardless of budget or taste. Here we break it down into the [...]

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Remarkable African leaders that shaped history

By |2020-05-28T19:56:53+00:00May 25th, 2020|

We all have some idea of leaders when we think of Africa as a whole and through its separate nations alone. With some really well-known, prolific names like Nelson Mandela at the forefront of people's minds when they think of African leaders, it's easy to let other important names fall by the wayside, but with so many nations and so many historical aspects to consider when thinking of great leaders, there are many who have come out of the continent. Here we look at the top ten greats, what they have done (or are doing), and a little about each. Courtesy of [...]

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10 African authors you should know

By |2020-05-31T14:59:03+00:00May 24th, 2020|

With other African industries such as fashion, modelling, and film taking off at lightning speed, it comes as no surprise that the literary industry would be close behind. With a large, varied, and diverse population over the continent, African authors are taking the world by storm with their unique takes on not just political situations, but also through fiction. Some of the most world-renowned authors come from the African continent, with heart-wrenching tales of both factual life stories, as well as fictional character struggles and perhaps most importantly, books that focus on real-life political issues such as apartheid.   Courtesy of Prachatai/Flickr [...]

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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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Mouth-Watering African Dishes You Have To Try

By |2020-05-31T11:57:47+00:00May 23rd, 2020|

So far this guide has focused on the overviews of the wildlife, cultures, and the best restaurants on offer in Africa, along with documentaries and films to educate you before you visit. But in this section, we take a look at the most popular African dishes, plus some rarities to wet your appetite.    Courtesy of Xiaojun Deng/flickr.com African Dish: Ugali Na Nyama Choma, East Africa This African dish is particularly well-loved in Kenya. Kenyans love to use this dish to celebrate weddings, birthdays and for guests attending barbecues. It literately translates as “roast meat”.   [...]

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