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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.

Stopover: Lusaka, the vibrant, cosmopolitan essence of Africa

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Daily Maverick

Lusaka is an ever-growing and always busy capital, but also the commercial core of Zambia. Here, you will find a thriving cosmopolitan Africa, made of 70 local tribes, as well as tourists and expats. We explore the city with one of its locals, Towani Clarke, entrepreneur and founder of Kutowa....

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Stopover: Addis Ababa, gateway to the flavours of Ethiopia

Zoma Museum

Daily Maverick

There is no better place to understand what makes Ethiopia so alluring and get a taste of its multifaceted culture and history than in the country’s fascinating and flourishing capital, Addis Ababa.

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Take a Ride With Ghana’s First All-Girls Skate Crew

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Vogue

“I wanted us to have a place to talk about work, life, family, inspiration. To be really happy to just have one another, to connect with other people.”

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Mapping African Cuisines: Q&A with Tuleka Prah

Tuleka Prah

Roads & Kingdoms

“Quality content about African food is lacking. Filmmaker Tuleka Prah is changing that, one recipe at a time”

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Maputo’s no maybe, it’s a must-see

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Daily Maverick

“If you haven’t yet been to Maputo, Mozambique’s capital, here’s why you should give it serious thought”

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All aboard

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

@themaganga

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

@danieljneilson

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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