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  I make my way East along the North shore of the Gambia River, driving into the heart of the country. Immediately I notice people living more simply in straw huts, and a lot more [...]

The need for an increased Internet space for Tanzanian tourism – Part Two

Looking for Part One? — Today Tabora School is reported to be one of the oldest schools in Tanzania, and its publicity is partly because the founding father of Tanzania [...]

The need for an increased Internet space for Tanzanian tourism

One shortcoming within the African tourism sector is scarcity of online materials. I myself being a former history teacher, can tell there is a rich history that still remains untapped. [...]

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10 things you didn’t know about the Kalahari desert

A desert that has been around since the formation of Africa sixty million years ago. Over 350,000 square miles stretching across three countries. Home to some of the world’s most [...]

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Dazzling diversity of West Africa exhibited at the British Library

Word, Symbol and Song, a new exhibition at the British Library sensitively weaves its way through West African history, exhibiting its rich and vibrant culture in all its glory whilst [...]

Reddit AMA unravels the mind-boggling genetic diversity of African peoples

Human genetics in Africa is mind-bogglingly diverse. So much so that, if you were to study the two Africans most genetically different to each other, they would share less DNA than a [...]

Stunning photos show real-life Mowgli growing up in the South African bush

This is the childhood we all dreamed of – well, all of us who watched The Jungle Book when we were kids. Tippi Degré was born in Namibia to French wildlife photographer [...]

The hidden history of pre-colonial African urbanism

Africa has a human history that stretches back further than any other continent on Earth. But in the 1950s and 60s, the prevailing opinion amongst experts and scholars was that [...]