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    My Day Out in Kampala

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    “Kampala is constantly changing,” my boda boda rider said as we began our tour. “If you leave now and come…

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    International Roots Festival (Gambia)

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    The end is better than the beginning of a thing, the popular saying goes. Which is why in spite of…

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    Recipe Wednesday – Domoda (Peanut butter Soup) Banjul, Gambia

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    Gambians are big on social interaction, so it is not a rare sight to see families eating from communal bowls…

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    6 Reasons Why You Must Visit Banjul

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    If you are looking for an ideal African destination, a getaway city to relax, catch fun and, of course meet…

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    Creole Curry and Coconut Tea: a Foodie Exploration of Mauritius

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    While Mauritius is known for its sugary beaches and top-notch resorts, the tiny Indian Ocean island also has a rich…

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    Festival: MWAKA KOGWA, Zanzibar

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    The ushering in of a New Year in many parts of the…

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    Top Destinations in Africa at Christmas

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    Every year at Christmas time thousands of tourists fly to various countries in Africa to have their exotic and relaxing…

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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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    A Week at Algeria’s World Heritage Sites

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    Algeria is not one of the countries that sparkle tourists’ interest, but if you intend to visit important places in…

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    Malabo Mixes Business With Fun

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    Malabo means business—don’t take that literary, but this little Equatorial Guinea’s capital is no doubt a business hub for…

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    Festival Carnaval de São Vincente

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    It is not hard to see the Brazilian influence in the Carnaval de São Vincente. The Portuguese discovered the islands…

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    4 Reasons Why Malindi Should Be On Your Bucket List

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    Malindi, the gorgeous East African coastal city, is home to some of the most friendly and amazing people on earth.…

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    Sibebe Rock – A Mountaineering Experience in Mbabane

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    Swaziland is a small country in terms of landmass, for its deficiency in size, nature complements with craggy hills and…

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    Experiencing Africa’s Longest Canopy Walkway

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    The day started like any other – beautiful, bright and sunny – a lovely Wednesday in the city of Lagos.…

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    South Africa: Remembering the Soweto Uprising of June 16, 1976

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    On this day 40 years ago in Soweto near Johannesburg, a large number of mainly black school children were gunned down by…

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    THOUSANDS GATHERED AT INDABA 2016 TO DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF AFRICAN TOURISM

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    South Africa Tourism brought together media, travel trade and industry stakeholders to discuss the future of African Tourism. The event…

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    AFRO TOURISM OFFICIAL PROMOTERS OF ZIMBABWE TOURISM

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    In a bid to support and promote tourism in Africa. Afro Tourism signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Zimbabwe…

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    Finding friends, making memories …

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    Hi there! If you’re reading this, you are probably interested in traveling and have a true sense of adventure. So…

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    Easter in Bahir Dar

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    For this account of Easter in Bahir Dar, I think it’s best we start with a bit of history. Ethiopia’s…

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    A Smart Dude in Cotonou

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    The main event of the 2016 voodoo festival was scheduled for January 10 and I had planned to witness it…

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    A Teenager’s Odyssey to Cotonou

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    Sade was 16 when her school organized a road trip to Cotonou, a bustling commercial city in West Africa’s Benin…

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    ALONE BUT NOT LONELY ON NEW YEAR’S EVE

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    Celebrating New Year with friends and family at home each year is something many look forward to. So it could…

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    The Magnificent Celebration of New Year’s Day in South Africa

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    New Year in South Africa is celebrated according to the Georgian calendar on its first date of January 1st. The…

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    Picturesque Attractions in Butha-Buthe

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    There are many picturesque attractions in Butha-Buthe that will appeal to any traveler. The town also offers activities for the…

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