South Africa Links

South Africa Flag What would locals like visitors to know about South Africa? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: 2021 State of the Nation Address (Feb 11)https://www.gov.za/speeches/parliament-briefs-media-2021-state-nation-address-27-jan-2021-0000 HeadlinesThe Pandemic Has Undone National Parks in South Africa – The Atlantic – @AdamWelzOn the importance of inclusivity and ecotourism – @Melanie_vanZylCanned lion hunting damaging Brand …

Nelson Mandela

Photo: UN, 1990 We celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela (July 18, 1918 – December 5, 2013) on #MandelaDay, July 18. Nelson Mandel Day (July 18)mandeladay.comFacebookWikipedia Hashtags: #NelsonMandela FacebookNelson Mandela FlickrMandela Day Embedded Tweets [email protected] Headlineshttp://www.mzansigirl.com/shadow-boxer-mandelaMadiba, I let you go10 of the most interesting things Nelson Mandela ever said – Washington PostNelson Mandela was Africa’s …

Kenya Links

Kenya Flag What would locals like visitors to know about Kenya? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random format: HeadlinesWhy Black Lives Don’t Matter in Kenya’s Colonial ‘Conservancies’ – The ElephantKenya suffers worst locust infestation in 70 years as millions of insects swarm farmland – GuardianThe dark and white side of conservation in KenyaKuki Gallmann …

Uganda Links

Uganda Flag Links related to Uganda presented in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesUganda’s election: Museveni declared winner, Wine claims fraudDiscrimination and the forgotten pygmy tribes of Uganda – @CharlotteStaff @lauragrb – OutboundingUganda: the human story behind gorilla tourism – OutboundingHow Uganda emerged from chaos to become a tourist destination once moreMaps reveal what motivates people …

Cape Town Links

Cape Town Flag What would locals like visitors to know about Cape Town, South Africa? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesCape Town’s most famous fast foodWill Cape Town be the first city to run out of water?The tale of two slums in South Africa as residents seek to upgrade lives – @thisisplace5 …

Kilimanjaro National Park

Photo: IFAW Mount Kilimanjaro with its three volcanic cones, “Kibo”, “Mawenzi”, and “Shira”, is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, and rises approximately 4,900 m (16,000 ft) from its base to 5,895 meters (19,341 feet) above sea level. – Wikipedia Questions What are the Indigenous names for Mount Kilimanjaro? …

Knysna, South Africa

Photo: FlowComm, Knysna Publisher’s note – Kudos to Martin Hatchuel and Greg Vogt for contributions to the wiki page that preceded this guide. We continue to update our guide to Knysna and the surrounding region. Knysna is a historic town built around a beautiful estuary in South Africa. Headinesmillwood-mine-tourSlow Tourism RouteKnysna kicks off #knys1Tourism Needs …

Mauritania

Photo: Evgeni Zotov, Sunset in the Sahara Mauritania is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Western Sahara (controlled by Morocco) in the north, by Algeria in the northeast, by Mali in the east and southeast and by Senegal in the southwest. Elsewhere on the WebFondation Internationale du Banc d’Arguin WikipediaMauritaniaRichat Structure Planeta.com

Cameroon

Photo: Darwin Initiative Cameroon is bordered by Nigeria to the west; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo to the south. Cameroon’s coastline lies on the Bight of Bonny, part of the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/eSQs79HeW4ZzYRSt6 …

Afropop

Logo Fave Podcasts: Afropop Worldwide – afropop.org – is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. Our radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon, …