CheckOutAfrica Restocks Its “It Is A Privilege To Be African” T-Shirts

21st February 2019 BY checkoutafrica

” It’s A Privilege To Be African “ Celebrating the beauty of being African, the soldout CheckOutAfrica “It Is A Privilege To Be African” t-shirts are back. Restocking in CheckOutAfrica’s signature colour palette, the cotton t-shirts are available in black or white colours, with a contrasting text graphic which reads ” It Is A Privilege To Be African” dressing the front of…

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Nana’s Gourmet Kitchen; Forerunner For Catering and Cakes In Zimbabwe

11th December 2017 BY Lerato Chiyangwa

Rumbidzai Natasha Kuipa who is popularly known by the moniker Nana is a 23-year-old girl based in Harare, Zimbabwe. She started the journey of Nana’s Gourmet Kitchen (NGK) in 2013 by hosting small dinner parties and lunch dates for her family and friends. During that period, that’s when she realised she was passionate about being in the hospitality industry and…

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If my perspective could revolutionise the African narrative.

20th October 2017 BY Nathan Africa

Changing Africa’s narrative has always been something I’ve noticed that we desperately need as a people. We can’t ignore our painful past. We also can’t ignore the amount of power we currently have. Throughout recent history, our worth was stripped from us. We were physically not free however today we are mentally not free either. To capture a people doesn’t…

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10 Interesting Facts About Africa

1st October 2017 BY checkoutafrica

CheckoutAfrica put together a list of 10 interesting facts about Africa. While Africa makes up about 16% of the world’s population, fully one quarter of the world’s languages are spoken only in Africa. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with an estimated population of 125–145 million people. Egypt is the second most populous country with over 76 million…

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Same sex marriages in Tanzania, What’s the incentive?

25th August 2017 BY Sukoluhle Hadebe

  “..The idea of matrimony is no longer sacred“ Marriage in Africa has always been somewhat of a brow raising topic to discuss. I know for myself and others – in tune with current affairs, lacy white dresses and flowers are not the first things that come to mind. Especially in the Africa of today, marriage doesn’t necessarily mean safety…

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Origin Of Calabar People

14th April 2017 BY checkoutafrica

Calabar (also referred to as ‘Canaan City’) is a city in Cross River State, coastal southeastern Nigeria. The original name for Calabar was Akwa Akpa, from the Efik language[disambiguation needed] The city is watered by the Calabar and Great Kwa Rivers and creeks of the Cross River (from its inland delta). Calabar people are mainly people from the Greater Calabar…

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Modern Antique: Age Old Culture meets Modern Design

11th March 2017 BY checkoutafrica

Modern antique to some, might sound like the impossible. But there’s a quote that says; “Things of quality have no fear of time”. I am sure you would agree with me then, that there’s a rare but possible chance of there being a modern antique. Such is the case with the exquisite crafts and designs by of the amazing Made In…

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African Things Make Life Colourful

10th November 2016 BY checkoutafrica

This is not an understatement, African things make life colourful. Starting from our melanin to our cultural attires, we love popping colours and who doesn’t radiate in colours? So you can understand our utmost pleasure at Bellafricana when we met the founder of the African Things. She is a creative mind with a company that promotes African designs and culture in…

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Welcome To Olumo Rock.

11th August 2015 BY checkoutafrica

Olumo Rock is a popular tourist attraction in the city of Abeokuta, Nigeria. It was used as a fortress by the Egba people in the early 19th century. Abeokuta Olumo rock, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nigeria, West Africa, sits in the ancient city center of Abeokuta – a name which means “Under the rock”. Abeokuta was…

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