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There’s an expression you often hear people saying whenever they get to a place where they can only imagine the extraordinary things that happened there: “if only these streets could …

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My wife, Helen Jones-Florio, and I co-led the first recorded source-to-sea expedition along the length of River Gambia, from its humble source in the remote highlands of Guinea, through Senegal …

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Katherine Taylor’s is a Boston based photographer covering news and human interest stories. Her body of work has appeared in renown media outlets such as The New York Times, The …

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Dynast Amir aka ‘search for uhuru’ describes himself as an African Curator, Philanthropist, Author and above all a die-hard Pan-Africanist. The consummate visual storyteller, he has gained notoriety for his …

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Africa is very diverse in culture and home to the world’s oldest civilization. Hollywood and many pop culture pinnacles have touched the continent for new inspiration. Below are some recent …

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Kente is a ceremonial cloth hand-woven on a horizontal treadle loom, kente comes in strips measuring about 4 inches wide and sown together into larger pieces of cloth. It comes …

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I am excited by the many wonderful things happening in Mukuru, my mind is brimming with hundreds of ideas ready to unleash as the Lord enables me. Having been raised …

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Kakamega is certainly not a highly publicized destination, but it is an area of great geographic, cultural and natural diversity offering visitors just as much, if not more, than many …

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There are many adjectives that could be applied to Adarsh Shah: adventurous, maverick, determined, daring… and just a tad curious. Unsurprisingly, beyond being a winemaker, Adarsh is also a foodie …

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Documentary photographer Victoire Douniama uses her work to explore and demonstrate the true essence of everyday life in the Republic of Congo or Congo-Brazzaville (as it’s often called to distinguish …

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A growing appetite for participation, spectacle and experimental activities has seen sports tourism gain so much attention and popularity across the globe. Largely unknown, Sports tourism in Kenya isn’t as …

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Kevin Ouma is part of an epic group of Kenyan Photographers operating under the umbrella of One Touch Live, a collective of visual artists united in the common desire to …

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Looking for adventure? Inspiration? Culture? One look Neema Jodie or ‘theBongolese’ as she is better known Instagram feed, busting with people, and stunning vistas, is not only guaranteed to fuel …

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It’s a chilly Thursday morning at Wilson Airport as we board an airplane en-route to Turkana for the Tobong’u Lore festival. As we touch down in this far flung region …

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Strolling through the maze of narrow streets, savoring the culture and admiring the rustic storied (though crumbling) architecture, I’m reminiscing about my trip to the enchanting Zanzibar’s Stone Town back …

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Black Panther is the bomb. One of the most anticipated super hero films, it is living up to every bit of hype, obliterating expectations, shattering myths, spanning a cultural movement …

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Andrea Bergart and Joe Ballweg, New York City based artists, painted a dhow sailboat sail during their stay at the Cuevas Tilleard Artist’s residency in Lamu, Kenya.  Founded in the 14th century, Lamu has retained its …

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In the Igbo language, Ikemefuna means ‘may my strength not be lost.’ That was the name aptly given to my late grandfather, Raymond Okafor, a man whom I greatly admire …

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Situated in Nairobi’s Industrial area, sandwiched between Enterprise road and the Ngong River, Mukuru Kayaba with an estimated population of 19 to 22 thousand, is one of the largest section …

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During my time in Panamá, in order to avoid suicidándome, I occasionally had to escape the hustle and lunacy of the Capital for a quieter, browner, locale. I can admit to …

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