12
Sep
2017
AFRICA’S FIRST RADISSON RED OPENS FOR BUSINESS

After months of planning, construction and ‘curating’, Radisson RED Cape Town throws open its doors today. We chatted to Irish-born ‘curator’ Dale Simpson about what sets Cape Town’s newest hotel apart.

05
Sep
2017
CASTING FOR TIGERS

Adventurous anglers from across the world are coming to Africa in search of tigers… Tiger fishing, that is, which is centred on the mighty Zambezi River.

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.

14
Jun
2017
DR RICHARD LEAKEY INSPIRES AT FUSE

Hit play on Dr. Richard Leakey’s INSPIRE talk at FUSE, We Are Africa’s inaugural un-conference.

13
Jun
2017
BISATE LODGE IS (ALMOST) OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Wilderness Safaris has all hands on deck ahead of the opening of its first Rwandan property, Bisate Lodge, at the end of June.

31
May
2017
NOT ONE STORY: CAPE TOWN’S LITERARY REVOLUTION

Now home to two of the most important literary festivals in Africa, Cape Town is fast becoming the publishing hub of the continent.

30
May
2017
UNCOVERING ETHIOPIA WITH SIMIEN LODGE’S NICK CRANE

Ethiopia is one of the most talked-about African destinations of 2017. Simien Lodge’s Nick Crane tells us what Ethiopia has to offer the modern traveller.

30
May
2017
FOUR MINUTES TO CHANGE THE FUTURE OF AFRICAN TRAVEL

Whether you missed the SPARK talks at FUSE or just want to be inspired all over again, we caught up with all our speakers to find out why the We Are Africa tribe should care about what they have to say…

25
May
2017
RWANDA GAMBLES ON HIKED GORILLA-TREKKING PERMIT FEES

The Rwanda Development Board sent shockwaves through the African eco-tourism industry by announcing a doubling in the cost of its gorilla-trekking permits.

24
May
2017
THERE’S A CRAFT BEER REVOLUTION BREWING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Forget wine: beer is taking over as the Rainbow Nation’s tipple of choice. We caught up with Beerhouse ‘Beer Whisperer’, self-confessed booze hound and foot soldier in the craft beer revolution, Murray Slater, to find out more…