Deal Alert: US to South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania From $532 Round-Trip

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‘Aquaman’ Soundtrack Features Pitbull Covering Toto’s ‘Africa’ For Some Reason

Quick – when you think of Aquaman, what’s the first song that immediately springs to mind? Whatever song you just thought of, I can almost guarantee that it wasn’t “Africa” by Toto. But that’s the song you’re going to hear in the film when James Wan‘s Aquaman washes into theaters on December 21. Sort of. Mr. Worldwide […]

In Africa, agricultural insurance often falls on stony ground

Premium cut JACKSON LEWANGU looks up at the clouds scudding above the dry plains of northern Kenya. And, somewhere higher still, a satellite looks down on him. Since 2012 Mr Lewangu, who keeps goats and cattle, has bought insurance designed by the International Livestock Research Institute, based in Nairobi. The satellite monitors vegetation; when it […]

Deal Alert: Award Flights to Europe From 28k Miles, Africa From 54k Miles, Israel From 68K Miles Round-Trip

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Netflix will order original shows from Africa in 2019

Netflix has filmed originals in Africa, but it hasn’t really commissioned originals from Africa. That’s about to change, the company’s Erik Barmack revealed at a conference this week. He promised that Netflix would “definitely” order some shows from Africa in 2019. He didn’t hint at what might be coming in the pipeline, but the service […]

The things I learned taking public transport the entire length of Africa

This was the only moment when my decision to travel the length of Africa overland, Cairo to Cape Town, using only public transport, seemed like a dumb idea. Six and a half months, 10,000-plus kilometers, and precisely 317 pieces of public transport—every wired-together taxi, listless ferry and curmudgeonly camel given its own stolen-pen stroke on […]

The Pride of Africa: Kenya Airways (787-8) in Business on the New Nonstop From New York to Nairobi

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Visiting South Africa? Don't Miss the Most Botanically Biodiverse Place on Earth

A tiny, iridescent orange-breasted sunbird vies with a pair of larger Cape sugarbirds for the nectar buried in the fist-sized crimson blooms of the suikerbossie, aka sugarbush. A few yards away, on the banks of a cola-colored stream, a forest of marsh butterfly lilies and their foot-long golden flower spikes sways pendulously in the breeze. […]