Category: Culture

Top African UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO, the abbreviated version of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, has selected 135 World Heritage Sites in Africa across 37 countries. The first African sites were inscribed in 1978 during the list’s conception when the Island of Gorée of Senegal and the Rock-Hewn Churches were selected....

Africa’s Most Beautiful Towns and Cities

When mentioning Africa, the first thing that springs to mind are images of incredible wildlife, breathtakingly beautiful savannahs, and stark desert plains, but the truth is that the African continent is so much more than that. Made up of an unbelievably diverse assortment of cultures, Africa has faced many...

Best South African Books

South Africa has produced many authors who have written books that cover a wide range of topics. These are books that are a must read for any avid bookworm out there....

Top 7 Game Reserves in Africa

Nothing can beat viewing wildlife in their natural habitat and Africa is home to the most remarkable wildlife viewing in the world. Many of the game reserves in Africa protect the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhino – as well as an incredibly diverse collection of...

9 World Famous African Musicians

The African continent is home to many incredible musicians rife with talent, but it’s not often that these musicians defy the odds and become well-known on the global stage. With passion, integrity, and persistence, these African artists have travelled the world, bringing with them the magic of African music....

5 Museums In Africa Worth Visiting

Africa is a land like no other: overflowing with culture, history, food, entertainment, and so much more, there are very few other continents that can quite contend with the vibrant multiculturalism that Africa has to offer. Those who find themselves travelling through the continent may want to take the...

The Best Contemporary African Writers

Africa is culturally and ethnically diverse and this is most evident in the multifaceted literature which has emerged from the continent. Through dealing with a wide range of social issues from women’s rights to post-colonial existence, these contemporary African writers have cemented themselves amongst the best writers of our...