A few of our trusted travel writers share their favourite African destinations as we celebrate Africa Day on 25 May.
Cape Town has been my home for the last 14 years and as much as I’ve loved experiencing places around the world, it’s the city I’ll always come back to. It’s rightly won top awards from the likes of Lonely Planet, National Geographic and Time magazine and is always full of new discoveries in art, culture, food, wine and more.
EUGENE YIGA, capetowntravel.guide or Twitter: @capetowntg
I adore the spirit of Stonetown, Tanzania –… Read More
JOHANNESBURG. 25 May 2017 – South African Airways (SAA) proudly joins hands with all the people of Africa to celebrate Africa Day today. In being a leading player in the aviation industry in Africa by facilitating the movement of goods, services and people and enhancing cross-cultural interchanges on the continent for over 83 years, we are proud to be recognised as the Best Airline in Africa for 14 consecutive years (Skytrax).
Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the 25 May 1963 foundation of the Organisation of African Unity, which then became the African Union on 26 May… Read More
Songhoy Blues will perform at the Africa Day Concert. Image courtesy Songhoy Blues
It’s almost Africa Day (25 May) and that means it’s nearly time for the Africa Day Concert, which takes place in Newtown on 28 May. The focus of Africa Day* is to celebrate diversity through unity and what better way to express this sentiment than with music from across the continent.
Highlights include Oliver Mtukudzi from Zimbabwe, Songhoy Blues (a desert punk/blues band from Mali) and Vaudou Game (a retro-inspired groove-based funk band from Togo). Up-and-coming… Read More