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If you want more than our brief, curated recommendations, here is our current selection of the best articles from other sources.

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CNN

“Morocco gets Africa’s first high-speed train”

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Another Narrative

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Quartz Africa

“Africa’s cities are no longer just stopovers on the way to a safari”

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Taitu Hotel, Addis Ababa

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South China Morning Post

“Ethiopia’s oldest hotel, made famous by Evelyn Waugh, offers cheap and cheerful taste of Addis Ababa”

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The Kenyan Cool Girl’s Guide to Nairobi

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Vogue

A fashionable woman’s take on what to see and do in Nairobi.

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19 Things to know before you go to Accra

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Roads & Kingdoms

Accra is sometimes referred to as ‘easy Africa’ with economic stability and a comfortable lifestyle for expatriates. Here are the 19 things you need to know before you visit, according to Roads & Kingdoms.

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Mark Kamau

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Nataal

Mark Kamau is a product designer helping to transform the tech landscape in Africa. He works for the Nairobi tech start-up BRCK, which has created a rugged “Africa-proof” digital classroom kit for schools.

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A Black Panther guide to Algiers

Black Panther News Service, 1969

Roads & Kingdoms

In the early 1970s Algiers played host to the political activist Eldridge Cleaver and several other members of the Black Panther party. Roads & Kingdoms explores the lives they led and examines their favourite haunts in Algiers then and now.

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Cairo city guide: How to spend a weekend in Egypt’s big, bold capital

The Independent

The Independent newspaper takes a closer look at the attractions of this historic city.

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Dakar: A guide to exploring Senegal’s capital

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Circumspecte

Dakar is the cultural and economic hub of francophone West Africa with a flourishing arts scene, delicious cuisine and beautiful beaches within driving distance of the city. Circumspecte’s guide includes captivating photography.

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Djibouti: The African country sure to dominate 2018 travel agendas

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The Independent

A tiny East African trading post on the turbulent Horn of Africa, bordering Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea, Djibouti is overlooked by travellers. Not for much longer, according to the UK’s The Independent.

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