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. [...]

Kiswahili and the use of ‘Ni’ (Part 2)

Continuing on from the first lesson here’s more uses of ‘ni‘. When generally referring to location, we also use this very important suffix. In other words it can be used [...]

Kiswahili and the use of ‘Ni’

Unlike in English where you don’t really have to specify whether you are referring to one person or more than one, in Swahili we go to great pains to do [...]

How to learn common animal names in Swahili

Here’s a list of the most common animal names you may come across on your African safari, and their direct translation into Swahili. Enjoy and happy learning! 🙂 — Animal [...]

History of the South African wine industry

South Africa is hailed for its thriving wine industry, which has helped contribute to the number of tourists who visit the country each year. With a history dating back to [...]

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South Africa myths and legends

South Africa is a country rich in history and culture, containing some of the world’s oldest archaeological sites, and has accumulated a series of myths and legends over the years [...]

Avoova collectibles lend support to rhino conservation

The plight of the rhino is one that most South Africans are increasingly aware of and yet, given the dire situation, this cause needs constant support to monitor and exert [...]

Afrikaans – a South African language

South Africa is such a diverse country with incredible natural scenery and a fascinating cultural experience. Most travellers take flights to Johannesburg as their first port of call when visiting [...]

How to make sugarcane juice – Zanzibar special

Zanzibar is not only known for its pristine beaches and renowned spice tour, it also has a few delicacies worth trying out. Ever heard of the famous “Zanzibar pizza” for [...]

The land of Modjadji, the Rain Queen

Limpopo, South Africa’s most northern province, is a place of mystery where visitors can unlock the key to ancient tribal cultures while sampling breathtaking natural beauty. This is prime African [...]

Goba vs Samburu dancing

In these two clips it’s nice to compare the cultural differences between the Goba people of the Chiawa community in Zambia’s Lower Zambezi valley (Muguramena village), and the Samburu tribespeople [...]

Going on safari? Guide to the basics in local African languages

If you are planning a safari and you’re interested in learning some African languages, then you’ll be pleased to know that you’ve already made a start, as the word ‘safari’ [...]

Top 3 animated movies – best animated films on Africa

The very best of animated films on Africa, featuring movie soundtracks, trailers and classic moments.

Common animal names in local African languages

Ever wanted to find out how to say “zebra” in Swahili, or even “leopard” in Zulu? With the following table, you’ll be able to identify the most common animals of [...]

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