5 -min. read Wanuri Kahui founded AFROBUBBLEGUM to empower an altogether more fun, fierce and frivolous view of Africa. Katie Palmer finds out what’s really important from the woman herself.
3 -min. read This year’s Conservation Lab was the biggest yet. Whether you couldn’t be there, or just want to reflect on an inspiring few days, here are our top takeaways from across the weekend…
3 -min. read On Monday the We Are Africa tribe journey to Spier Wine Farm to energise ideas at FUSE, African travel’s first un-conference in partnership with RISE, the rebirth of Zimbabwe. Here’s how the day went down…
1 -min. read We Are Africa’s fellow pioneers at the Conservation Lab have released their Yearbook for 2017, which profiles each and every one of the innovators and visionaries who made the Conservation Lab happen; plus, find video links to the talks, DISCUSS concepts, reflections from participants and more.
6 -min. read In the run-up to We Are Africa 2017, Katie Palmer introduced the latest inspiring projects to feature in the Untold Stories initiative: Township Art Tours and Sangha Lodge.
4 -min. read In the depths of a dormant volcano, Anton Crone finds an explosion of wildlife and a lake so idyllic he finds himself wondering why his ancestors ever left.
7 -min. read The subject of how to successfully and sensitively integrate local communities into conservation efforts was a recurring theme at the 2017 Conservation Lab. We caught up with Christabelle Peech, who works on behalf of The Hide Community Trust, The Hide Safari Camp and Hwange National Park, to get her take.
1 -min. read Hit play on Dr. Richard Leakey’s INSPIRE talk at FUSE, We Are Africa’s inaugural un-conference.
10 -min. read 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…
5 -min. read 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…
9 -min. read Much to the irritation of his opponents, outspoken palaeonthropologist-cum-conservationist-cum-politician Richard Leakey is not done yet. Ahead of his talk at FUSE, he spoke to Katie Palmer about climate change, ivory burning and the perspective-shifting power of TV.
4 -min. read The We Are Africa tribe are no ordinary delegates, and FUSE, brought to you by Wilderness Safaris, is no ordinary conference. Find out how our very first ‘un-conference’ went down yesterday at Grand Café & Beach.
8 -min. read Ahead of our first un-conference, FUSE, we caught up with our SPARK speakers to put them through their paces. Four questions; four minutes – go!
4 -min. read As the tribe packs their bags and prepares to call one of our incredible partner hotels ‘home’, we find out more about the unique experiences on offer.
2 -min. read We Are Africa has a bold new dress code: cast aside your musty tradeshow wardrobe, embrace the continent’s creative aesthetic and let loose your personality with your show attire. Are you ready for a creative explosion?
2 -min. read Taking place at FUSE, We Are Africa’s first un-conference in partnership with Wilderness Safaris, hosted at Grand Café & Beach, SPARK is your chance to stand in front of Africa’s leading high-end travel experts and pitch your groundbreaking idea that will change the future of the industry. Find out how to get involved.
2 -min. read We’re offering We Are Africa tribe members the once-in-a-lifetime chance to track gorillas in Virunga National Park with extraordinary Park Director Emmanuel de Merode and acclaimed conservationist and philanthropist Jochen Zeitz. Not your average fam trip, then…
2 -min. read Eight senior travel editors and writers share their optimistic predictions for travel trends emerging in year ahead.
2 -min. read We’re showing the world’s best African specialist buyers and globally renowned press what Africa is really made of with our 2017 pre and post tour programme.
4 -min. read If you want to really experience the Motherland, sometimes you can’t beat the feel of her soil beneath your feet – something these three brand new exhibitors know only too well.