6 -min. read To kick the We Are Africa Innovation Awards proceedings in 2018, we caught up with our last panel of expert judges to get the low-down on 2017’s entries: what impressed them; what moved them; and what they thought was missing… (Hint: now’s your chance to fill that void!)
5 -min. read Unexpected, unconventional and unfamiliar: Beyond Luxury Media’s Founder & CEO, Serge Dive, on why he’s betting on the ‘un-conference’ being the format of the future.
2 -min. read Our fellow pioneers at the 2017 Conservation Lab gathered a panel of leading thinkers in the African conservation sector to discuss the funding shortfall in conservation, identifying five areas worthy of exploration for conservationists, travel brands and the two working in tandem – read the full report here.
6 -min. read 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…
< 1 -min. read Watch an impressive collection of innovators, inventors and well-meaning philanthropists working together to push things forward at the Conservation Lab 2017.
4 -min. read Samwel ‘Brown’ Lengalai is a proud Samburu and popular guide at Loisaba Tented Camp. We chat about his journey in tourism and role as a community ambassador.
< 1 -min. read Relive the magic of We Are Africa 2017, where we turned up the colour and asked the tribe to bring their vibe for four days of innovative thinking, creative inspiration and meaningful connections.
12 -min. read 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.
< 1 -min. read A few of our favourite #GreatMomentsCount snaps from the rolling Great Plains Conservation Photo Booth, new for We Are Africa 2017.
3 -min. read 2017 will be remembered as the year we brought the creative spirit of our tribe to EVERY element of the show. Here are our top ten highlights!
3 -min. read If you haven’t already, now’s your last chance to explore all the creative elements on the We Are Africa show floor with our top five countdown…
3 -min. read Last night our tribe shimmied on down to Shimmy Beach Club to celebrate the fourth annual Innovation Awards, hosted by The Ritz.
5 -min. read A flavour of the big hitters who worked together to forge innovative new conservation solutions at this year’s Conservation Lab.
5 -min. read Introducing our pop-up shop, VIBE, where you can discover an explosion of modern African brands that celebrate the continent’s contemporary creative spirit.
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3 -min. read These first-timers are challenging expectations of how we view Africa, whether by conflating expectations of a country or providing a different lens to see.
4 -min. read This year’s Innovation Awards panel are a mix of artists, conservation experts, marketing masterminds and experience designers.
7 -min. read Former freediving champion and founder of I AM WATER Ocean Conservation Trust, Hanli Prinsloo, tells us how to transform connection into conservation.
6 -min. read We talk to Royal Portfolio’s Liz Biden about the inspiration behind The Silo Cape Town, what visitors can expect from 1 March 2017 and what’s next for the brand.
4 -min. read At a time when we’re all seeing the appeal of a hideaway from reality, here are three new We Are Africa exhibitors redefining the concept of sanctuary.