Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

1Trevor Chats with his Grandma about Apartheid and Tours Her Home in Soweto

Trevor Noah returns to Soweto

In this heartwarming video, Trevor Noah returns to Soweto and has an intimate conversation with his grandmother, who tells stories from his youth and apartheid.

SOURCES: Comedy Central

2Cloth Weaving in Kenya

Cloth Weaving in Kenya

Getting your favourite Kente cloth has never looked this easy. Watch how weavers switch up styles, techniques and yarns to create intricate designs bursting with colour. In just a day, you can walk away with your own handwoven piece to give you that African flair.


3KLOOF 119A: Private Residence, Cape Town – South Africa


See the stunning new Cape Town home that South African architect, Greg Truen of SAOTA, designed for himself.

SOURCES: The Cool Hunter

4World’s Largest Museum Dedicated to Black Civilizations Opens in Senegal

Museum of Black Civilizations

In planning for over 50 years, the Museum of Black Civilizations has finally opened in Dakar, and its mission is “decolonizing African knowledge.”

SOURCES: Al JazeeraCGTN Africa

5Netflix Plans to Produce More Original Series from Africa in 2019

Netflix Africa

In keeping with their goal of producing more local content, Netflix has big plans to increase their production of African stories in 2019.

SOURCES: Okayafrica

6Nigerian Writer Ziki Nelson on His Upcoming Comic Book Featuring 15 African Artists

Ziki Nelson

The Kugali Anthology is an ambitious undertaking in which 15 African artists are combining their talents to tell 6 stories about African traditions and folkore, and there isn’t a superhero anywhere in the mix.

SOURCES: Design Indaba

7Celebrating Africa’s Beauty

Mr. and Miss Albinism

A groundbreaking beauty pageant chose the first Mr. and Miss Albinism East Africa in Kenya’s capital. The aim was to affirm the dignity of people who have faced discrimination, violence and even murder because of their hereditary lack of pigmentation.

SOURCES: New York Times

8Mauritius Named as Best Golfing Destination

Mauritius Golfing Destination

In and amongst the undulating volcanic hills and tropical forests, there is a staggering number of sublime golf courses on the island, from 9-hole courses to world-class 18-hole championship courses designed by golfing legends such as Ernie Els.


9The Best View of a Mozambican Sunset

Mozambican Sunset

Facing the sea, Maputo is the perfect port city to take in the view as the sun kisses the ocean. From hitting rooftop bars to a romantic dinner on a spacious patio, here is a list of the tried and tested spots.


10Africa’s Largest Airline Sets Up a Visa Hub Service for Chinese Travelers

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines currently has daily passenger flights from the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to Guangzhou and Beijing and three times a week passenger flights to Chengdu as well as daily passenger and cargo flights to Hong Kong and Shanghai.