Art & Life

Fri,19Oct2018

Art & Life

BENIN | A tourism destination in the making

Running along the coast from Ouidah to Cotonou, La Route des Peches is central to a huge tourism project.
Coastal road upgrades, improvement of the beaches, a memorial trail on the Slave Route and more... The government has made tourism one of the strong points of the country's development. Several international institutions, including the World Bank, are already funding some of the projects.

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Day in the life: Chef Vusumuzi Ndlovu

 

Avelinoken PhotographyVusumuzi Ndlovu’s determination to “kick ass” takes the 28-year-old chef to Italy  in June, representing the continent at the San Pellegrino Young Chef Awards

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TRAVEL | Djibouti, All about the ocean

Lake ASSAL - PATRICK ROBERT FOR JA
In the space of a weekend, there is plenty to do and see in the small Horn of Africa country that is a melting pot of flavours and cultures from around the region

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MUSIC | MAKOSA; sound of the city

BÉATRICE SOULÉ/ROGER-VIOLLET
Douala will forever be associated with the rhythm of makossa, even if the music-crazed Cameroonian city now grooves to a different urban beat

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Art Dubai: Shifting perspectives

 

wealth-of-nations-installation-jogja-national-museum-indonesia-courtesy-jogja-biennaleAfrican and diaspora artists shone at this year’s Emirates art fair, making the case for Africa-based galleries to forge links beyond  the continent while nurturing a young collector base at home 

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DAY IN THE LIFE: Camp crusader

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At 14, Joseph Munyambanza co-founded an organisation (CIYOTA) that provides education and vocations to those, who like him, have been refugees

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TRAVEL SOUTH AFRICA: The great white

The great white - HARRY STONE
As adrenalin-packed leisure pursuits go, cage-diving with sharks could be the biggest challenge of them all. But these predators are also a wonder to behold

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