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Chronicling the African Renaissance

South Africa

Africa’s Top Hiking Trails
4 years ago

Africa’s Top Hiking Trails

For the fit and adventurous, hiking trails offer the perfect opportunity for exploring and taking in the natural beauty different regions have to offer. Africa’s natural habitat, diversity, …
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Umlando Wezithombe Comic Book Startup
4 years ago

Umlando Wezithombe Comic Book Startup

Umlando Wezithombe is a South African comic production company focused on making African history, stories, and role models accessible to African youth. Umlando has produced comic book histories …
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Black Coffee wins BET Award
4 years ago

Black Coffee wins BET Award

I remember the first time I heard Black Coffee. After a year abroad, I returned home to South Africa eager to catch up with friends. On a whim, …
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In the Kitchen with South African Celebrity Chef Siba Mtongana
4 years ago

In the Kitchen with South African Celebrity Chef Siba Mtongana

To Siba Mtongana, host of Food Network’s Siba’s Table, cooking is not only a necessity—it’s an art. The South African celebrity chef has gained a loyal following worldwide …
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The Sport of Kings – Africa has made Polo its own
4 years ago

The Sport of Kings – Africa has made Polo its own

Johannesburg – The Land Rover Africa Cup returns this spring to the prestigious Inanda Club, situated in the heart of Sandton. The Land Rover Africa Cup, a unique knockout polo …
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Mam’Esther Mahlangu:  The Ndebele Picasso
5 years ago

Mam’Esther Mahlangu: The Ndebele Picasso

Few African artists have achieved as much prominence on the international stage as Mahlangu, otherwise known as Mam’Esther. South African-born Esther Mahlangu is a Ndebele artist well-known for …
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Miners Shot Down wins Emmy for Best Documentary
5 years ago

Miners Shot Down wins Emmy for Best Documentary

Filmmaker and South African Rehad Desai won an Emmy for Best Documentary at the International Emmy Awards held in New York City on November 23, 2015. His documentary …
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In Search of Further Education: From South Africa to Germany
5 years ago

In Search of Further Education: From South Africa to Germany

Recently I made a big, and I believe brave, life decision to relocate from Johannesburg, South Africa to Potsdam, Germany in order to pursue further education. I am …
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Developing Social Capital in South African Youth
5 years ago

Developing Social Capital in South African Youth

Mostafa Shahat  interviewed Susannah Farr from South Africa, who started GOLD Peer Education Development Agency (GOLD). Her vision was to discover a generation of grassroots leaders and to develop …
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Libromat: A New Approach to Early Childhood Development
5 years ago

Libromat: A New Approach to Early Childhood Development

Laundry is rarely anyone’s favorite chore. In the developed world, the burden of the time-consuming chore is often reduced by washing machines and dryers, but in developing countries …
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