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In July, 2017, the Journeys With Purpose expedition will make its way through remote parts of South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia, taking a limited number of people to some extraordinary places and conservation projects. [...]

What is STEM and Why African Parents Should Care

The world is changing on the continent of Africa, the incorporation of technology will not stop, the integration of technology in homes is changing how people communicate on dynamic African [...]

Safari service with a smile!

Nestled in the northern end of Maputaland, lies Tembe Elephant Park, a unique community run safari lodge co-owned and managed by the Tembe Tribal community.

Afrophobia in South Africa: It doesn’t matter if you’re a citizen

Now more than ever, Africans across the continent have labelled South Africa as an afrophobic country. The 2010, 2015 and recent 2017 xenophobic attacks, primarily carried out on African foreign [...]

10 Questions with Jacqui Sebageni of Thousand Hills Africa, Rwanda

When you first meet Kigali-based Jacqui Sebageni you are immediately stuck by her elegance and how tall she is. Dig a bit deeper though and you’ll discover that she’s also [...]

Trading present rejection with future acceptance from an African perspective

The subject of African identity is a subject that needs more attention and plays a big role in influencing our self-image. Before I left Africa for studies in Russia, I [...]

Adrian Steirn – shooting for the natural world

His recent series of photographs of the Pangolin Men highlighted the plight of the pangolin as the most trafficked animal in the world. I chatted with Adrian about pangolins, conservation [...]

Dear Mr. African Politician

The economic divide between the rich and the poor in Africa is enormous. There can never be a similarity of the kind of lives people lead on either side. This [...]

Dian Fossey – Hero or Has-Been?

Love her or hate her, there’s no questioning that Dian Fossey’s work has influenced much of the way we view gorillas today…

Your Selfies, DP and Taco Picts Can Hurt You

The more I speak at conferences, churches and with youth groups the more I see that information needs to be shared with parents and their children. Too many parents are [...]

Getting to know your safari guide

Meet the latest editions to the Kichaka guide team – together Moli and Jacques have over 45 years of experience in the bush, it doesn’t get better than that! Read [...]

Of Forests and Friends – A Visionary Conservation and Community Project

Given Rwanda’s intense agricultural model, the country has a limited number of indigenous trees outside its national parks, so our reforestation project is vital.

25 Ways To Build African Bloggers

  “When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see.” Chinua Achebe [...]

In Sudan globalisation is bad for the heart?

Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, 73, was reportedly discharged from a Khartoum hospital in January 2017 after undergoing a cardiac catheterisation procedure. Mujtaba, who is 35 years younger than Mr. al-Bashir, [...]

STEM and The African Continent of Hidden Figures

Mentoring girls and women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is, no doubt, viewed as one of the most central pillars for equitable and secure sustainable future of Africa. [...]

Damaraland Camp: A Revolutionary Community Conservancy Model

Set in the Huab River Valley you’ll find one of our favourite wilderness areas in Namibia. Damaraland Camp is not only about beautiful scenery and wildlife. It’s a living success [...]

Ghanaian women at the heart of social enterprise

On 7th January 2017, Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), was sworn in as the 5th elected president of the Republic of Ghana. Upon a manifesto centred around [...]

Uganda: There is no money for sanitary pads

At a political rally of November 2015, the then Presidential Yoweri Museveni of Uganda promised to provide free sanitary pads to schoolgirls if elected. He argued that girls should not [...]

What is STEM and Why African Parents Should Care in 2017

When Education Minister, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh expressed concerns over the low grades students had in science and math in Ghana this raised increased awareness for African parents that their [...]

Meet Rob and Ingrid Baas, GMs of Bisate Lodge

Kate Collins chats to Rob and Ingrid Baas, incoming General Managers for our newest lodge Bisate in Rwanda. Our Zambian and Namibian guests might recall meeting them in the Kafue [...]