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CITY OF POWER

By on March 20, 2013 in Africa Category, History Category

Located off the coast of Tanzania, Kilwa Kisiwani was once the most important urban center in the Indian Ocean.

With its lofty ambitions, long run of success and an unparalleled allure, Kilwa Kisiwani was truly a city of power.

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THE BANGUI BOTTLENECK

THE BANGUI BOTTLENECK

At precisely the same time as the Iranian Hostage Crisis, 3,000 miles away, Eddie Frank’s fledgling Tusker Trail was undergoing a little crisis of its own.

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AFRICA’S RHYTHMIC FLAME

By on February 1, 2013 in Africa Category, Culture Category
AFRICA’S RHYTHMIC FLAME

In their shesh head wraps and long flowing bubus they are striking. When you add electric guitars, their on-stage presence is riveting.

The rebellious sounds of legendary African rock musicians outlived the regimes that threatened them. You’ll now find them at the center of the world music scene.

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VIVA LA VINO!

By on November 2, 2012 in Africa Category
VIVA LA VINO!

African wine connoisseurs are no longer concentrated only in South Africa.

The popularity and production of wine is increasing rapidly throughout the continent.

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AFRICA’S SUPER REEFS

In 1998, a bleaching event wiped out over 10 percent of the world’s coral reefs.

Super reefs off Kenya’s coast have shown resistance to bleaching and may hold answers for reversing reef decline globally.

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