22
Sep
2017
BELIEVE YOUR EARS: ZEITZ MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART AFRICA IS OPEN

Today the 100,000-square-foot Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa opens its doors to the public. As the biggest public art space to launch on the continent for more than a century, it looks set to change the contemporary art market as we know it.

20
Sep
2017
A SIP FROM THE SOUTHERN TIP

The rolling hills and grasslands of the Agulhas Plain are new territory when it comes to South African winemaking, but there a handful of talented winemakers are quietly crafting award-winning cool-climate wines.

04
Sep
2017
AFRICA IN VOGUE

The continent’s top boutiques, hotel gift shops and department stores can swap their European and American lines for clothes by the plethora of talented local designers: African fashion is finally in the global spotlight.

01
Sep
2017
CONVERSATIONS WITH THE ELDERS

The Founding Director of Uthando (Love) South Africa, We Are Africa’s community development partner, explains the sentiment behind Conversations With the Elders: a unique book that tells the heart-wrenching, yet truly inspiring stories of South Africa’s ageing black population.

30
Aug
2017
HOPS AND HAPPINESS

Lethu Tshabangu has come a long way, from home-brewing in his wife’s pots on the kitchen stove to being the proud owner of Cape Town’s first black-owned craft brewery, Ukhamba Beerworx.

23
Aug
2017
FARM TO TABLE

Community farms in Cape Town’s townships are furnishing the tables of the city’s most mindful foodie destinations. Olivia Squire traces the journey from garden to plate…

18
Aug
2017
ON THE HUNT FOR THE ‘REAL’ AFRICA

In response to the modern traveller’s desire for true immersion in a destination, African safaris are stepping up their game. Melissa Twigg looks at a few of the experiences going beyond mere observation to allow participants intimate access to the most extraordinary wildlife and terrain on the planet.

Larry Achiampong Pan African Flag for the Relic Travellers' Alliance
14
Aug
2017
LARRY ACHIAMPONG’S VISION FOR A NEW PAN AFRICAN IDENTITY

In order to embrace a new positive identity for Africa and its diaspora, it’s important not to sweep difficult conversations under the carpet. Multidisciplinary artist Larry Achiampong shows us all how conversation can promote worthwhile change.

04
Aug
2017
IT’S A RUM THING: CAPE TOWN’S RUM REVOLUTION

Rum is the latest spirit to get the small-batch handcrafted treatment, and Cape Town is hot on the heels of the trend, opening its first dedicated rum bar.

31
Jul
2017
MEET THE THREE NEWEST AFRICAN UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

At the 41st annual World Heritage Committee session in Krakow, Poland, earlier this year, Unesco voted to add three more African sites.