16 Nigerian Creatives Fueling Afromodernism
Meet 6 Nigerian creatives who show a special talent for tapping a rich cultural history and transforming it into modern African style.
2Meet the Sierra Leonean Filmmaker Introducing Australian Audiences to Fresh African Perspectives
Hawanatu Bangura is passionate about telling stories and she’s determined to make films that showcase the often unheard voices of minority cultures.
3The Heart of African Art at the Joburg Art Fair
With growing worldwide interest in African art, the Joburg Art Fair has made it its mission to be a showcase for the best in African art, and this year’s fair delivers an amazing array of works from all over the continent.
SOURCES: Financial Mail
4‘Five Fingers for Marseilles’: How a Couple of South African Filmmakers Recreated the Western
Set in South Africa, the film ‘Five Fingers for Marseilles’ uses the western genre as a starting point, but transforms it into something altogether unique and distinctly African.
SOURCES: Indie Wire
5Meet the Swedish-Eritrean Stylist with Futuristic Style
Ellen Elias cites her Eritrean heritage as a major influence in her detailed approach to fashion styling and is on a mission to broaden understanding about the incredible diversity of African fashion.
6A Luxurious Escape to Egypt
On a small peninsula looking out over the pristine waters of the Red Sea is the exclusive Egyptian resort of Soma Bay. Featuring some of the best diving in the region, an 18-hole championship golf course, premium spas and seawater therapy centres, it’s gaining a reputation as a truly luxurious holiday destination.
7Discover the Best of Joburg in one street
This 12,4-kilometre-long street stretches across 14 suburbs, from Randburg in the north to just before Nelson Mandela Bridge in the CBD. Jan Smuts Avenue has it all – from hip art galleries to eateries and watering holes with the finest views in town.
8Go Beyond the Beach in Mauritius
From pyramids to lush hiking trails, here are some unusual Mauritius experiences to add to your itinerary.
9Things To Do On Africa’s Largest Island
While getting to Madagascar isn’t easy or cheap, once you’re there, there are months worth of activities to do and places to go: Incredible wildlife, nature, culture, and history awaits you.
SOURCES: AFK Travel
10Watch the World Unfold Around you on the Tazara Railway
On a continent where taking things slowly is compulsory, it won’t come as much of a surprise that the 46-hour journey along the 1160-mile (1860km) route from Tanzania’s port city to New Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia often ends up taking far longer.
SOURCES: Lonely Planet