People and Culture

Zimbabwe seats in between two major African rivers – Limpopo and the mighty Zambezi.  Just a few days ago, military seized power, ending the 37 years’ reign of President Robert Mugabe.     Here are quirky facts about Zimbabwe that could either leave you laughing or in complete shock. #1. All hail the world famous...

Egypt is a fascinating vacation destination with great history. This warm North African beauty boasts of many UNESCO World Heritage sites. Here are our top 3 wonders to see in Egypt this Christmas. The Pyramids of Giza Giza’s pyramid complex – the last surviving wonder of the ancient world – has awed countless...

Every year, people from far and wide gather to celebrate the power of music and the late Afrobeat legend – Fela Anikulapo Kuti.  To celebrate the 20th anniversary of his death, here are 3 reasons why Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s legacy will forever live on in our hearts:   Music Source: BBC Source: Redwinemusic Fela...

Everyone thinks they have a Best Foods List somewhere in the back of their head, but not everyone can draw up a truly global best foods list. Funny, because it rarely goes unsaid how good food feels from the inside.  Sometimes, there’s no better way to feel good on the inside than to put some good stuff on the inside....

When it comes to recipes, Nigerian foods belong to a class of their own. Take it or leave it, Jollof rice is just a minute fraction of the many best things to have happened to the Nigerian kitchen. And if you love to experiment with street foods outside the conventional Nigerian meals timetable, here are six Nigerian...

Which African country makes the best Jollof rice? This sounds like a simple question, but it is not. In 2015, this question set off a social media war between Nigeria and Ghana, prompting the famous Nigerian Jollof vs Ghanaian Jollof debate. In April this year, the argument grew fiercer when Nigeria’s Culture Minister...

Some years ago, it was difficult to keep track of your memories while on a trip. If you were unlucky not to own a camera, your best bet was to hire a local photographer around to save the day. But all that has since changed, thanks to the rise of smartphones and cool platforms like Instagram. According to a 2016...

Come May 27 this year, the city of Lagos, popularly called “Lasgidi”, will be agog for the grand finale of the Lagos at 50 celebration. Since the event began in April, a series of activities have been outlined to portray the rich culture of the city. And as the anniversary reaches its climax later this month, the...

Off the coast of Tanzania is situated Zanzibar, a majestic city radiating charm and adventure. Without a doubt, only few destinations in Africa can match the beauty of this jewel in the Indian Ocean. But whether you are visiting Zanzibar for business or leisure, here are five things to know before you visit...

It was a rush of adrenaline for everyone at the first-ever Wakanow Beach Sports Series. The first phase of the tournament kicked-off on September 24, 2016 and was concluded on October 1 , 2016. The venue was La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, Ikegun Village, Lagos. All teams battled it out in several legs of beach...