Netflix Announces Second Original South African Series Titled “Blood and Water”

7th March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

After their previous announcement for a show focused on Shona mythology, Netflix seems to be doubling down on their quest to release more Afrocentric show with a new announcement about on an upcoming South African inspired Netflix Original titled “Blood and Water”. Coming after the “Queen Sono” original starring South African actress Pearl Thusi, this new series will follow the…

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Nigerian-American Kamaru Usman is Africa’s First UFC Champion

7th March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Africa now has a new fighting Champion as Nigerian-American Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman recently earned the welterweight MMA title this past week. Becoming the first fighter from the continent to win a Ultimate Fighting Championship title, Usman who wore green shorts, as well as a green and white mouth guard during the fight in honour of his Nigerian heritage, the…

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Is Ecotourism Important in Africa

7th March 2019 BY Ivis

For those of you who don’t know, the definition of ecotourism according to the International Ecotourism Society is “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education.” As a sub-sector, ecotourism is one of the fastest growing sub-sectors worldwide, reporting growth of between 10 – 15% annually. I strongly believe that…

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