5 Places To Visit in Cotonou, Benin

If you are looking for a vibrant place to visit this summer with never ending sights, Cotonou is the place for you. It is located in the Southern part of the country and is the economic capital of Benin. Cotonou is bordered by the sea, and has a lot of fun places you would love […]

All You Need To Know About Boa Vista, Cape Verde

Boa Vista is Portuguese for “good view”. It is a desert-like island belonging to Cape Verde. At 631.1 km2 (243.7 sq mi), it is the 3rd largest island of the Cape Verde archpelago. This island is the closest to the African continent as the distance between Boa Vista and Senegal is only 450km.     The island is flat […]

Tiga Dam Kano – Tributary Of Hadejia River

There are about 19 dams in Nigeria and Tiga Dam is one of them. It covers an area of about 178 square km with a capacity of 2 000,000 cubic meters which makes it qualify to be one of the largest dams in the country. Tiga dam is a hydro-power plant with a power capacity […]

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Jakaranda Pottery Kaduna – Embodiment Of Creativity

Africa is a continent blessed with some much creativity  and the Jakaranda pottery embodies  this creativity through the beautifully hand crafted pots made and sold by potters for household, traditional, ornamented and sculptural uses. It also serve as a form of storytelling through art.   Jakaranda pottery Kaduna located at Kachia-kaduna expressway about 22km south […]

Place Des Martyr: A Place Of Honor For Martyrs Of The Republic of Benin

The place of the martyr is a beautifully crafted work of art located in Cotonou, Republic of Benin; it is an historical monument that serve the purpose of reminding the citizens and people about the 17 innocent Beninese that died  during the 1977 Coup d’état led by Bob Denard to overthrow the then government led […]

National Museum of Ghana : Largest Home of Exhibits in Ghana

Ghana is one of the countries in Africa known for its very unique and diverse cultures and this is due to the fact that it has tons of ethnic groups with different beliefs, custom and culture. A really good place to enjoy and really witness this diversity, significant cultural heritage and travel through time from […]

Lake Retba: The Pink Lake

Lake Retba  also called Lac Rose(meaning Pink Lake) is an unusual lake that can hardly escape the unsuspecting visitor’s eye  because of its unique and incredible pink colour. It is a true natural phenomenon that lies north of the Cap Vert peninsula of Senegal, about 30km northeast of the capital Darker in northwest Africa. It covers […]

Koutammakou : The Abode Of True African Heritage

Known as the land of the Batammariba, Koutammakou is a cultural landscape in Northern Togo that attained the UNESCO World Heritage site in 2004. It also extends into the nearby Benin. The area has an influx of traditional and mud tower houses, which has become a symbol of Togo capturing their ideal style of living. […]

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Afropolitan Vibes – Embracing Our African Roots

Planning that Friday night hangout with your friends, why not try the Afropolitan Vibes? Previously held every third Friday of the month, before being changed to every third Friday of every quarter, the Afropolitan vibes is a live musical concert.     Created by Ade Bantu and Abby Ogunsanya in 2013, it was formerly held […]

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