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...