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    Unforgettable GIDIFEST!

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    How can you forget Gidifest in a hurry? The music, the lights, the energy, the drama, the sports, the excitement…

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    Festival Meskel, Ethiopia: Finding the True Cross

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    The month of September is an important month of celebrations in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian celebrations that falls within this month…

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    City Icon: Lake Tana, Ethiopia

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    Long acknowledged as the source of the Blue Nile River, Lake Tana is Ethiopia’s largest body of water, with a…

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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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    How To Spend Easter in Lagos: GidiFest 2016

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    Easter is upon us, people! Okay, so here’s the deal: For a fun Easter celebration in Lagos, be sure to…

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    Egg-ceptional Easter Weekend in Cape Town!

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    It’s that time of the year again when chocolate eggs and Lindt bunny rabbits dominate storefronts and shopping baskets. If…

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    10 Popular Spots to Visit in Harare

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    Harare is a mix of pleasant surprises for any first time visitor, even those who have been in the city…

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    Cote D’ivoire: 16 dead in Grand Bassam beach resort attack

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    Militants have killed at least 16 people in a gun attack on a beach resort in southern Cote d’ivoire. The…

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    Windhoek Through My Lenses

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    Windhoek through my lenses, yes that’s what I choose to caption my experience, because Windhoek is not your typical African…

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    Epe Resort share your African story competition

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    We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our contest and helped make it a…

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    Recipe Wednesday: Banjul Pepe Soup

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    And so folks, it is another Recipe Wednesday and we are all refreshed from all the love we got at…

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    Why You Should Visit Gambia’s Tanji Fishing Village & Museum

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    The Tanji village, also known as the fishing village, is one of Gambia’s most colourful, exciting and interesting tourist destinations…

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    Recipe Wednesday: Bitter Melons with Prawns (Mauritius)

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    And it is the countdown week to Valentine’s. Love is in the air. What have you planned for your significant…

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    An Egyptian love story

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    I went on a holiday to Egypt recently having been fascinated by Ancient Egypt all my life. On my very…

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    Wonders of Africa!

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    We take pictures to keep memories. The same reason explains why we consider some possessions as heritage! Our African heritage…

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    THOUSANDS TO GATHER IN LAGOS TO DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY

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    Afro Tourism Partners with Social Media Week Lagos To Produce Telling the African Story Through Social Media. The SMW Lagos…

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    Recipe Wednesday: Creole Octopus Salad (Seychelles)

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    It’s another Recipe Wednesday people and I’m way excited because our destination of the week has been on my bucket…

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    7 African Romantic Getaways to Pop the Question

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    Roses are red, violets are blue, rings are diamond, love is life, and indeed life is love. Such is the…

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    4 Cotonou Hotels That Can Make You Forget About Going Home

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    Cotonou is an amazing port city, full of life, love, food and relaxation. It is also a commercial powerhouse for…

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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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    Kenya Makes Bold Changes to Encourage Tourism

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    Speaking at the opening of Kenya’s first luxury yachting marina in Mombasa on 12th January 2016, H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled…

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    City Icon: Angelique Kidjo – Cotonou

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    Africa’s Premier Diva “The only thing bigger than Angélique Kidjo’s voice is her heart. In this evocative memoir (Spirit Rising:…

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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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    Corporate Council on Africa acquires Nation’s Premier Travel Organization for Africa

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    WASHINGTON, DC — January 7, 2016 — The nation’s oldest travel organization dedicated to US-Africa tourism since 1975 and long considered the…

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