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Under the Mango Tree – A Youth Agriculture Summer Camp

14th April 2019 BY checkoutafrica

YOU’RE INVITED! Under the Mango Tree officially invites families with children between the ages of 6 to 10 years to join us in an exciting four-week fun packed agriculture summer camp conveniently located at Mmofra Place in the Accra suburb of Dzorwulu. MORE ABOUT Under the Mango Tree… Under the Mango Tree is an annual, four-week youth summer camp whose…

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Cairo is Fighting to Preserve Heritage Buildings

11th April 2019 BY Meli

Cairo is fighting to preserve its old European-style buildings, statues and avenues, as governmental authorities look to build a new face for the desert capital. While residents are fighting to preserve the cities global heritage in districts such as the one commonly known as Khedivial Cario. They are also expressing their concern and disappointment in the Egyptian government’s unwillingness to…

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Afro Nation Festival is Making Its Way to Ghana

11th April 2019 BY Ivis Ngwenya

Didn’t manage to get a ticket to Afronation Portugal this year? Well, I have some good news for you, the festival is coming to the home of the infamous azonto. Ghana’s stunning coastline which stretches 560km, with white sandy beaches that hug the Atlantic Ocean and average daily temperatures of 30°C is set to host the 2nd Afronation festival of the…

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OP-ED: Why I Agree with Naomi Campbell that Africa Should Guard Its Fashion & Fabrics

11th April 2019 BY Ivis Ngwenya

“Africa should guard its fashion and fabrics jealously to stop the western world coming in and making a fortune from them, Africa needs to keep its fabrics to itself.” – Naomi Campbell The reason I agree with Naomi is solely due to the fact that I feel as though the world is so focused on becoming westernised, and in the process, we are forgetting who…

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Yes, Africans Live in Mud Huts

8th April 2019 BY Fatmata Kamara

I came across the meme below a few years ago and decided to share it on my Facebook page. I left the continent at the age of 5, so at the time I shared this meme I only knew that yes there were probably “mud huts” in Africa and that I didn’t actually remember what an African city looked like.…

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