5 beaches in Seychelles

5 beaches in Seychelles

Seychelles /

Anse Bonnet Carré (Island: Mahé) Many visitors to La Digue walk or cycle to the famous Anse Source d’Argent, but few take the trouble to explore further along the coastline. Anse Bonnet Carré’s reward for those that do; a beach that can only be accessed by foot and so, is often deserted. It has the […]

Bogobiri House – Reflecting Africa’s artistic Heritage

Bogobiri House – Reflecting Africa’s artistic Heritage

Nigeria / Zoom on… /

Bogobiri is the ancient birthplace of Uthman dan Fodio where scholarly and artistic knowledge is said to have spread like wild fire through Northern Nigeria. It is also the name of a popular district in Port Harcourt where people from all over Africa converge and where the saying “there are no strangers in Bogobiri” was […]

Canopy walkway, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Canopy walkway, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

South Africa /

Built to commemorate the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden’s 100th anniversary in 2013, the ‘Boomslang’ is a 130m canopy walkway discreetly located in the tree tops of this famous garden’s arboretum. It offers striking views of the garden, the mountain and beyond, and should not be missed. DID YOU KNOW? In 2004 the Cape Floristic Region, […]

Ethiopia launches Online visa for 39 countries

Ethiopia launches Online visa for 39 countries

Ethiopia /

Ethiopia government has launched an Online Entry Visa Application and Issuance (E-Visa) for citizens of 39 countries. Ethiopian Airlines said that the policy was launched by Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs. Of the total, only the citizens of the South Africa are eligible from the African continent, while Kenya and Djibouti are exempted because their […]

Introducing the first Marrakech edition of 1:54, 24–25 February 201

Introducing the first Marrakech edition of 1:54, 24–25 February 201

Morocco /

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, the leading international art fair dedicated to promoting contemporary art from a diverse set of African perspectives, is pleased to announce a new edition to be held in Marrakech, Morocco. After successful editions in London since 2013 and in New York since 2015, 1:54 is thrilled to add a third […]

5 things to do in Sao Tome and Principe

5 things to do in Sao Tome and Principe

São Tomé and Príncipe /

Sao Tome Town The town of Sao Tome is picturesque, with colonial Portuguese architecture. Several cathedrals dot a mostly two-story-high skyline of pastel-colored colonial-era buildings with arched windows and ornate balconies. Wide boulevards wind along the waterside, past black rock outcroppings and sandy bays.   Founded by Portuguese in 1485, São Tomé is the capital […]

Lesotho : Ha kome historical cave dwelling

Lesotho : Ha kome historical cave dwelling

Lesotho /

The Ha Kome Cave Village is situated at Pulane area in Berea district. The caves were a hideout for the Basia and one Bataung clans during the Lifaqane Wars and cannibalism. The cave is still inhabited by their descendants to this day. There are also faded San paintings in the cave which indicates that the […]

Congo Nil Trail : Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner.

Congo Nil Trail : Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner.

Rwanda /

The Congo Nile Trail is a trail along Lake Kivu that extends from Rubavu, continues through Rutsiro via the Karongi, Nyamasheke districts and ends at Rusizi District. 227 km (141 miles) of beautiful landscapes, including rolling hills and clear water. The entire trek can be completed in a 10- day hike. However, the trip can […]

Ethiopia : Coffe Forest Tours

Ethiopia : Coffe Forest Tours

East Africa / Ethiopia /

The forests that swathe Ethiopia’s western highlands are the original home of coffee, which still grows profusely in the understory along with a wealth of other wildlife and sustainable forest products. The 7,600km2 Kafa Biosphere Reserve is the largest and most accessible of three such UNESCO-recognised reserves that protect Ethiopia’s western highlands. It is also […]

3 Things to do in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

3 Things to do in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Southern Africa / Zimbabwe /

The Victoria Falls Bridge Tour The Victoria Falls Bridge crosses the Zambezi River just below the Victoria Falls and is built over the Second Gorge of the falls. As the river is the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, the bridge links the two countries and has border posts on the approaches to both ends, at […]