4 -min. read Was Congolese artist Bodys Isek Kingelez the greatest architect who never was? Designer, architect, builder, urban planner capable of conceiving entire cities: yet his works remained uninhabitable.
3 -min. read Photographer Aida Muluneh removes any stigma attached to Ethiopia with works combining the drama of Expressionism, the subconscious of Surrealism, the graphic sensibilities of Pop.
3 -min. read Weekend markets have become popular destinations for a truly authentic, African shopping experience.
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.
3 -min. read BUILDING THE WALLS OF EAST AFRICA In previous years, contemporary architecture in Africa has been driven primarily by the Bauhaus principal of
7 -min. read Between beautiful beaches, safaris, national parks, and cultural exploration, these are four African destinations that will not disappoint…
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.
2 -min. read Ghanaian photographer Frederick Nyavor tells us a few of the stories behind his vibrant pictures of life in his country’s capital, Accra, and beyond.
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
3 -min. read Swakopmund is a scenic, whitewashed town in the heart of luxuriously empty Namibia – and walking around it not only feels like you are stepping back in time, but also like you are stepping over 5,000 miles of African earth to get your feet firmly on European soil.
3 -min. read In the spirit of writing new, more progressive and dynamic stories for Africa, for 2016 we’ve expanded our show floor to welcome the Innovation Zone, powered by Paypal.
4 -min. read For the 2016 We Are Africa Conference, we’re excited to introduce two speakers and a panel of African influencers who will be telling their stories Made In Africa.
3 -min. read In the spirit of writing new stories for Africa, we’re expanding our show floor to welcome the Innovation Zone, Powered by Paypal.
2 -min. read Being busy on the show floor is no excuse to miss out on Cape Town’s foodie scene – so we’re bringing the city directly to you with our pop-up bars, coffee spots and the return of MARKET.
2 -min. read Last year, we told the world that Africa is Not One Story. This year, let’s talk about who’s telling the stories.
4 -min. read Meet one of our brand new members to the tribe, Dan Chaknova, he joins us from Safari True in the United States of America. Take a look at what Dan reveals as his greatest experience of Africa…
3 -min. read Noelia Gonzalo from Viajes Etnias in Spain is another one of our brand new buyers to the We Are Africa tribe. Take a look at her story and what she hopes to find at our 2016 show…
2 -min. read Keen to live up to the high expectations set by past performances from the likes of Freshly Ground and Goldfish, We Are Africa has another toe-tapping, shape-busting line-up for our 2016 edition.
2 -min. read Meet Alexandra Matts from Extraordinary Africa in the United Kingdom. This first time buyer to the tribe tells us what makes her company unique and what her greatest experience out of Africa has been so far…