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    Gorilla tracking in East Africa: why it was my best wildlife experience

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    Locking eyes with a wild silverback mountain gorilla in the jungle of East Africa has to be one of the…

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    FOODIE DESTINATION: Classic Moroccan Harira – Fes

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    Harira is a soup dish often served as a starter to break one’s fast during the Ramadan season. It is…

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    Adventurous Day Out at Ogbunike Cave

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    The Ogbunike Cave is dark, eerie and not a place for the faint-hearted. In this piece, Michael Alvin says the…

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    The Artistic Splendour of Ogbunike Palace

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    Anambra is a cosmopolitan state in Eastern Nigeria. It is home to the commercial town of Onitsha and the laid…

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    Why Enugu is an Amazing Destination for Tourists

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    How did Nigeria, a concoction of ethnic groups, survive together as a country for more than a century? You can’t answer…

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    13 reason why you should visit Cape Verde Now

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    Cape Verde is an impressive archipelago of jewel-like islands along the West African coast. This unique destination parades some of…

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    How to Get The Best Travel Pictures

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    In this piece, Steven Chikosi, a photographer, filmmaker, visual storyteller and top Instagrammer based in Zimbabwe provides tips on how…

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    The Joy of Celebrating Christmas in Africa

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    From street parties to Christmas Carol service… food and fun always highlight Christmas celebration across the world. With over 350…

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    A Christmas Eve in Ghana

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    It was the night before Christmas in Ghana and I was very sad because my family life had been severely…

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    Foodie Friday: Paella Potjie, Swakopmund

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    Namibian cuisine is influenced to a large degree by South African cooking, though Namibia has about 12 different ethnic groups…

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    City Icon – Cesária Évora: The Barefoot Diva

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    “I have no strength, no energy. I want you to say to my fans: forgive me, but now I need…

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    Music and Festivals of Cabo Verde

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    What do you know about the music and festivals of Cabo Verde? “Where is that? You may ask. Where else…

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    Experience Kenya: Fun Time in Malindi

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    Kenya’s coastline offers about 500 km of pristine Indian Ocean beaches, and Islands which boasts of rich marine life. One…

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    50 Most Inspiring Travel Quotes of All Time

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    Here are 50 most inspiring travel quotes of all time put together for your pleasure. Enjoy; and don’t forget to…

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    Cotonou: Chronicle of a West-African Traveller

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    Cotonou, Republic of Benin’s commercial capital, is one of West Africa’s most visited cities. Many traders and businessmen from neighbouring…

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    7 Days in Paradise: Relax and Unwind in Saly

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    What’s your ideal holiday like? Is it a relaxed time in a big ocean-front hotel, nice beaches for playground whenever…

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    Holiday in Senegal: My 7 days in paradise

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    Charming, warm, amazing, cool…just about any positive adjective will do if I have to describe my recent experience in Senegal…

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    Lac Rose: Welcome to Lake Retba

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    Lac Rose or Pink Lake is a freak of nature! Nature has a weird way of distributing some ‘gifts’ unequally.…

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    Top Fun Things To Do in Hermanus

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    Looking for a place that promises a memorable holiday? Have you heard of Hermanus – that quintessential holiday town located…

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    Note from Bahir Dar: The Land of Natural Beauties.

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    People always talk about the beautiful Lake Tana, the wide, palm tree-lined street that has earned Bahir Dar the tag…

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    My First Time in The Gambia

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    By Dotun Adewoyin Coker I have heard so much about how nice The Gambia is, particularly from my good friend…

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    TIPS FOR A BACKPACKING TRIP TO DAKAR

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    You’ve probably heard Africa being described as backpacker’s paradise because most African countries have everything a visitor wants at giveaway…

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    Foodie Destination: Chakalaka with Pap and Braai (Lesotho)

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      Taking time out to make a meal from scratch can be quite a daunting task during a hectic work…

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    10 Incredible Sights and Vibes of Constantine

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    Constantine, an Algerian city named in honour of emperor Constantine the Great, is where history and different civilisations meet and mix,…

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