Eugene Yiga, Author at We Are Africa

WE ARE AFRICA POSTPONED. NEW DATES: 21 - 24 SEPTEMBER 2020

08
Feb
2017
LA TÊTE RESTAURANT IS TURNING HEADS

4 -min. read Cape Town’s La Tête recently made the list of CNN’s best new restaurants in the world for 2017. Eugene Yiga spoke to restaurateur Giles Edwards to find out the secret ingredient of his success.

05
Jan
2017
CHANGING TOURIST PERCEPTIONS OF AFRICA

3 -min. read Daniel Adidwa, Founder and CEO of Tour2.0, is a firm believer that growth of the cultural and community tourism sector will benefit tourists, trade, and our communities.

29
Nov
2016
Lentswe Bhengu: Master of his Plate

4 -min. read After five years of working at top investment finance companies, Lentswe Bhengu decided to follow his passion for food. Already it’s taken him across Africa – and his journey is just getting started.

14
Dec
2016
STORY OF THE STREETS

4 -min. read VoiceMap is an app that lets you listen to location-aware stories by journalists, novelists, tour guides and passionate locals as you walk… We spoke to founder and CEO Iain Manley to find out more.

01
Dec
2016
Eat Out: South Africa’s best restaurants

4 -min. read The annual Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards took place in Cape Town just over a week ago. Here’s a guide to the best places to eat out in South Africa…

14
Nov
2016
IT’S TRUTH: CAPE TOWN BOASTS WORLD’S BEST COFFEE SHOP

3 -min. read Cape Town’s TRUTH Coffee Roastery is being celebrated locally and abroad as one of the best coffee shops in the world; Eugene Yiga catches up with owner David Donde.

02
Nov
2016
MORE THAN A PRETTY FACE

3 -min. read Eugene Yiga meets South African soprano Pretty Yende, who’s making a name for herself on opera stages around the world.

20
Oct
2016
ARTISTIC ELEMENTS

4 -min. read From 8 October to 3 December, the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg is hosting ‘Air: Inspiration – Expiration’; Eugene Yiga gets the inside track from exhibition curator Cyril Coetzee.

17
Oct
2016
A NEW GENERATION OF SOUTH AFRICAN WINE TALENT

4 -min. read The Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme celebrates a decade of empowering young talent in South Africa’s wine industry.

17
Oct
2016
GOING UNDERGROUND: DINING AT SOUTH AFRICA’S UNDERGROUND RESTAURANT [SPASIE]

4 -min. read We talk to Greg Zeleny, creator of South Africa’s first underground restaurant [spasie], about this and future food concepts he has in the pipeline.

17
Oct
2016
WELCOME TO THE AFRICAN TRAVEL OLYMPICS

5 -min. read The Olympic Games may have come and gone, but Eugene Yiga has a guide to discovering Africa’s ten winning countries…

17
Oct
2016
GHANA GOES FOR GOLD

6 -min. read With the median age of its population at just 30 years, Ghana is a young and vibrant country on the road to economic prosperity, writes Eugene Yiga.

17
Oct
2016
WINE, DINE AND SHINE

4 -min. read Eugene Yiga reports from the Cape Legends Inter Hotel Challenge, celebrating young chefs and sommeliers across South Africa.

17
Oct
2016
MAKE AN IMPACT

4 -min. read African fashion and lifestyle brand Lalesso ticks the visual and responsible impact boxes – Eugene Yiga catches up with founders Olivia Kennaway and Alice Heusser.

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