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Art with a magical touch in the heart of the African bush

In today’s interview it’s a real pleasure to introduce you to Raphaelle Gasse, Marketing Manager at Tribal Textiles. Muli bwanji Raphaelle, thanks for your time! 🙂 In a few words [...]

This Super “Hippo” is improving access to water – 90 litres at a time

In today’s interview we have the pleasure to welcome Grant Gibbs, Executive Director of the Hippo Water Roller Project. Mr Gibbs, thanks for your time. First things first. Tell us [...]

Let’s “discover and share great content about Africa”

Jambo rafiki! 🙂 If you’ve browsed our Africa Freak website lately, you may have noticed some substantial changes. We’ve put a lot of effort to redesign the entire structure, and [...]

The man who cycled across Africa – Part Two

Looking for Part 1? — The man who cycled across Africa (continued)… Do you provide bicycles for clients, or do they have to bring their own? Also, how does one [...]

The man who cycled across Africa

Or the art of cycling across Africa (and why you should “just do it”). In today’s interview I am very pleased to introduce you to Henry Gold, founder and director [...]

Some 30 hours in a Tanzanian park encapsulated in a single image

American photographer Stephen Wilkes spent over 27 hours in the Serengeti national park to create the perfect composite image. Patience is a virtue, and the following provides evidence of this. [...]

Spectacular time-lapse reveals Mother City in all its glory

If you believe you know Cape Town, think again! For you’re about to rediscover the Mother City in all its glory! In “I am Cape Town”, Brendon Wainwright uses the [...]

8 African wildlife pics that will knock your socks off

One thing I love about African safaris is that you never know what’s around the corner. All you can do is sit back, relax… and “expect the unexpected”! This is [...]

Africa is a LOT larger than you think (and here’s the proof)

If you believe your geographical knowledge is as good as Ptolemy’s, or that you’re smarter than Galileo, think again! Because what you’re about to find out will most likely knock [...]

100 most influential Twitter users in Africa

The following Twitter list is based on 3 key metrics: Popularity (measured by the number of Retweets and Likes users get), Reach (measured by the size of their audience), and [...]

25+ famous quotes that will inspire you to travel to Africa

Looking for a new and exciting adventure? These 25+ famous quotes and safari sayings will literally make you fall in love with Africa! 😉 “If I have ever seen magic, [...]

Where to buy the best African products (online)

Are you searching for specific African online products? What exactly are you looking for? Struggling to get started? Here’s a list of some of the most popular African products and [...]

The only African wildlife resources you will ever need

While there are certainly other good online sources out there (feel free to share your favorites in the comments section), the following African wildlife list is a great starting point. [...]