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. […]

In search of the rare Ethiopian wolf on the rooftop of Africa

Lizzie Pook October 15, 2018 Share this article Ethiopia’s wolves are one of the most endangered animals on the planet—even rarer than China’s giant panda. Travel writer Lizzie Pook crosses the remote Bale Mountains in hope of a glimpse. “I had a wolf named after me once,” says my guide Ayuba as we clomp towards […]

Melania Trump in Africa: First Lady’s surprise new fashion look without Donald

Melania Trump is the First Lady of the United States. The former-model is visiting Africa on her first ever international tour without her husband, Donald Trump. Mother-of-one to Barron Trump, 12, she is promoting her Be Best campaign for children. Now many have noticed a drastic change to Melania’s usual wardrobe. The Slovenian model has […]

Melania Trump: Will First Lady join Donald in Paris after solo trip to Africa?

Melania Trump, 48, has just touched back down on US soil after a week-long tour around Africa.  During the short trip, Melania visited Egypt, Kenya, Malawi and Ghana, on a goodwill mission. Now back in Washington, it is unconfirmed what is next on the First Lady’s agenda. Her husband Donald is set to visit Paris […]

Why isn’t Kate Middleton joining Prince William on his royal tour to Africa?

Kate Middleton is the Duchess of Cambridge and wife of the future King of Britain. The Duchess met her husband at University, and they married almost 10 years later. Now the couple have three children, Prince Geroge, five, Princess Charlotte, three, and Prince Louis who was born in April. However, it sees the pair will […]

West Africa Invades the American Beer Conversation

In 2012, two friends originally from West Africa and now living in Washington, D.C., noticed something about their local beer market: an absence of imported African beers. Seeing this as a challenge, Kofi Meroe and Amado Carsky started home-brewing together, incorporating techniques and the unique flavors they knew growing up. The result? Sankofa Beer Company, […]

Informal trade is ubiquitous in Africa, but too often ignored

Fair exchange, sometimes robbery “THE border is like a river,” says Ronald Sembatya, “where somebody can come to get fish.” He is resting beside his wheelchair in the muddy no-man’s land between Uganda and Kenya. His disability makes it hard to find work elsewhere. But here he earns his “fish” by shuttling goods across the […]