Thanks to Instagram, we can see the true beauty and intricacies of every day life all around the world. Here are some gorgeous shots of Egypt – the people and the stunning surroundings that make up every day life for those who live there. Craftsmen create traditional lutes in a workshop in the district of […]
Literary traditions of African and African American writers are diverse and varied, often drawing upon more oral storytelling traditions than writers from other parts of the world, giving novels and biographies by African writers a rich, truthful and genuinely powerful edge. Although there are literally thousands of incredible books about Africa and by African writers, […]
Meet DJ AJ, a prodigious toddler who learnt to mix music before he could even speak.
Imgur user 5FrogMargin has documented Liberia’s second civil war, using nothing but his camera and the street signs and posters still standing in the conflict’s aftermath. 5FrogMargin began taking photos of the devastated country while carrying out relief work when the civil war ended. The “crazy” signs and posters became a particular fascination and now give a remarkable […]
Meet Philani Dladla, a young man from South Africa who defied all the odds to pursue his love of and evangelism for reading. The 24-year-old’s story is an outstanding tale of modern resilience in the face of the pressures of drug addiction and homelessness. The ‘Pavement Bookworm’, as he has become popularly known, went from living on the streets […]
The world’s only remaining male northern white rhino has been placed under 24-hour armed guard in a last ditch attempt to stave off poachers and save the species.
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 where to buy them online. Arts, Crafts and Sewing Africa Direct – Features the largest online selection of African carvings, masks, baskets, textiles, bead work, […]
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. It provides some of the most popular and trusted African wildlife resources currently available on the Internet! Enjoy and happy exploring! 😉 CAMERAS + […]
There’s a lot of great African wildlife videos out there, but the ones you’re about to see are nothing less than spectacular (definitely some of the best in the past few years)! Enjoy and feel free to add your selection to the list! 😉 1. Escape Plan The following has to be one of the […]
Guest Post by Chris Mercer “A South African Tourist industry with a sinister side” – Clarissa Ward, presenter for CBS News respected TV show 60 Minutes. Watch this 14-minute segment to learn why lion cub petting is ‘sinister.’ As a travel agent/tour operator, you have a particular responsibility to promote responsible tourism. Promoting ethical tourism […]
Jambo rafiki! In today’s post I am asking for your “help”! Yes, you heard me right…though it will only take a few minutes of your time I promise! It’s very important: I need you to help me “help” YOU! Confused? Watch the following video and you should understand what I’m talking about… 😉 To recap, […]
Jambo rafiki! If you’ve been on the website lately, you may have noticed that things don’t necessarily “look” as they should! Different colours, menus, fonts, unusual layouts, messy overall design, etc. “Chillax max”…work is in progress! 😉 We are currently testing some new layout designs to see which ones improve user experience and other metrics! […]
Jambo rafiki! For this year’s Season’s Greetings I thought I’d do something a “little different”! 😉 Hope you enjoy the video and have a miraculous, eventful and joyous festive season filled with love, smiles and fun! See ya in 2015 for some great changes on Africa Freak (and you’ll be a big part of it)! […]