First came Mozambique; then Rwanda; Ethiopia, then Zimbabwe – and Angola is next. Melissa Twigg tells us why this African hotspot is the next in line to see a tourism boom.
The evocative approach of multimedia-talented Angolan artist, Kiluanji Kia Henda, may well be the key to the moving Africa’s image away from the colonial and towards the contemporary: it’s all about spreading word of the past without letting it cloud the now.
‘Conservation is war’ is a sentiment we often hear these days – and perhaps many readers will agree. But is it a war, or is it wishful thinking on behalf of those who want a decisive end to poaching? And if it is a war, do we really know who the enemy is?
At the 41st annual World Heritage Committee session in Krakow, Poland, earlier this year, Unesco voted to add three more African sites.