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16
Mar
2017
MODERN ART IS RUBBISH: THE KENYAN CREATIVE WITH PUNK ATTITUDE AND FUTURIST AESTHETIC

4 -min. read James Davidson meets Cyrus Kabiru, the Kenyan artist giving trash a second chance.

08
Feb
2017
SEVEN TRENDS DEFINING TRAVEL IN 2017

2 -min. read Eight senior travel editors and writers share their optimistic predictions for travel trends emerging in year ahead.

06
Jan
2017
FROM MERMAID TO CRUSADE: TAKING UP THE CAUSE OF CONSERVING OUR OCEANS WITH HANLI PRINSLOO

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.

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.

13
Dec
2016
ACROSS THE SEAS ON AN SUP WITH CHRIS BERTISH

3 -min. read ‘The SUP Crossing’ will see Chris Bertish attempt the first solo transatlantic crossing on an SUP, from the Canary and British Virgin Islands to Florida.

15
Nov
2016
FOUR MONTHS OUT, WE TALK TO LIZ BIDEN ABOUT THE SILO CAPE TOWN

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.

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.

21
Oct
2016
LIVE PANEL: WINNING THE CONSERVATION GAME

< 1 -min. read Graham Boynton, Travel Editor for Newsweek, asks some of the travel industry’s key players in conservation and community how they think we can fight our way back…

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.

18
Oct
2016
INSPIRING INNOVATION: MASINGITA MAZIBUKO

2 -min. read INSPIRING INNOVATION: MASINGITA MAZIBUKO We Are Africa’s Innovation Awards are back for 2016 and now accepting applications! Tell us your

18
Oct
2016
INSPIRING INNOVATION: COLIN BELL

3 -min. read We talk to the second judge for the 2016 Innovation Awards, conservationist Colin Bell, about what he’s looking for from this year’s entries.

18
Oct
2016
INSPIRING INNOVATION: VERASHNI PILLAY

3 -min. read Introducing Verashni Pillay, who joins Masingita Mazibuko and Colin Bell on this year’s Innovation Awards judging panel tasked with selecting the 2016 shortlist.

18
Oct
2016
THROUGH THE LENS: SWAZILAND

2 -min. read French globe trotter Marlène shares her memories and photographs of the beautiful, landlocked Swaziland.

17
Oct
2016
IN THE KITCHEN WITH SIX OF AFRICA’S BEST CHEFS

8 -min. read IN THE KITCHEN WITH SIX OF AFRICA’S BEST CHEFS Africa’s contemporary chefs need no wordy introduction. Across the continent from

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.

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.

05
May
2016
LIVE PANEL: THE FUTURE OF AFRICAN TRAVEL

< 1 -min. read Jen Flowers, Deputy Editor at AFAR, hits the We Are Africa show floor to talk trends, destinations and the future of travel in Africa.

04
May
2016
LIVE PANEL: MADE IN AFRICA

< 1 -min. read Jen Murphy is joined live on the We Are Africa floor by three individuals who are all dedicated to telling very different, very real stories of their various destinations.

04
May
2016
INTERVIEW: KEITH VINCENT, WILDERNESS SAFARIS

< 1 -min. read We catch up with Keith Vincent, the CEO of Wilderness Safaris, live from the We Are Africa show floor.

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