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    City Icon: Soeuf Elbadawi, Comoros

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    “Theater is a tool for resistance.” – Soeuf Elbadawi Comorian artist, author and journalist Soeuf Elbadawi was born in 1970…

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    Recipe Wednesday: Mataba Fish

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    Saluté L’Afrique! and hope your bellies have settled from last week’s eye popping dish Poulet à la Moambe with Kwanga.…

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    Bird-watching in Comoros: A Tourist Delight

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    Comoros is an archipelago of four beautiful islands, namely: Mahore, Ngazidja, Nzwani and Mwali. Located between East Africa and Madagascar,…

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    City Icon: Dikembe Mutombo (Kinshasa)

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    The City: Kinshasa Located along the southern banks of the Congo River, Kinshasa was once a site of fishing villages.…

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    Recipe Wednesday: Poulet à la Moambe with Kwanga

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    Cooking an African recipe is often a multiple dish affair, given that a lot of the main soups and sauces…

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    No Visa – No Entry as Kenya launches new rules

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    Come midnight tonight, 02nd of July 2015, major changes in Kenya’s Visa policy will come into place. Unlike in the…

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    KINSHASA: THE HEART OF ART

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    In the beginning “Ali boma ye” (Ali has killed Foreman) was the word on everyone’s lip in Kinshasa after the…

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    Tabaski Festival Senegal

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    Tabaski Festival is based on Islamic beliefs and could also be referred to as the feast of sacrifice. According…

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    Eating Out in Fes – Top 5 Restaurants To Explore

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    For many visitors to Fes, eating out in this beautiful city is more than just a routine, it is simply…

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    Festival des Musiques Sacrées du Monde – Fes

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    How do you bring adherents of different faiths together in a mutual celebration? Music. In the words of King Mohammed…

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    City Icon: Saïd Aouita, Fes

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    Former track & field world record holder and Olympic champion in the 5000m, Saïd Aouita is celebrated as one of…

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    FOODIE DESTINATION: Classic Moroccan Harira – Fes

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    June is the month of Ramadan and since Fez is a Berber-Arab city it is expected that preparations for this…

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    FOODIE DESTINATION: Ewa Agoyin (Mashed Beans and Palm oil Sauce) Cotonou

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    We have spun the globe this week and found ourselves in the wonderful city of Cotonou. This French city lies along…

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    10 Unique African Street Foods

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      African towns and cities have some of the most lively and exciting street life in the world, and appropriately,…

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    Spectacular Places and People of Cotonou

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    Many associate Cotonou only with its seaport and business districts but this French town has a whole lot more…

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    Explaining South Africa’s New Immigration Regulations

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       What do the regulations say about parents traveling with children? Where parents are travelling with a child, such parents…

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    City Icon: KING MOSHOESHOE I – Maseru, Lesotho

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    Founder and first paramount ruler of the Basotho nation, Moshoeshoe I was one of the most successful Southern African leaders…

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    American woman, dragged to her death by a lion after leaving car window open during South African safari

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    A 22-year-old American woman has been mauled to death and another person seriously injured after being pulled through their car…

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    Maseru Through a Friend’s Lens

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    After a turbulent 1990s, Maseru is getting back to life. However, what I am sure of is that although these…

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    7 African Waterfalls To Visit This Summer

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    Words defy how to explain the perfect waterfall… Perfection, ambience, tranquil… For many of us summer is the time to…

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    Recipe Wednesday: Foodie in Ghana

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    Traveling for food can be a liberating experience, well I think so, because a major part of one’s vacation planning…

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    New Visa Regulations For Children Travelling To South Africa

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    The new visa regulations for children travelling to South Africa will take effect in 5 days on the 1st of…

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    Liberia: South African Government Lifts Travel Restrictions On Liberians

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    By Edwin Genoway, Jr Monrovia — The government of South Africa has with immediate effect lifted travel restrictions placed on…

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    5 Foods in Zambia You Must Try

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    While we travel for trainings, we eat like kings.  This is one of the great benefits of our job.  Everywhere…

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