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African safari: Raising the bar

African safari: Raising the bar

As Africa realises its promise and intensifies its ongoing resurgence and India finds its voice on the global stage, competition with other players, including China, will be inescapable It’s time for Africa, and Africa’s turn to bask in the global spotlight as the BRICS summit of emerging powers hosts an ...

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And One More Thing: Tales from an African safari

Imagine not being able to walk down the path to your tent thanks to a hippopotamus taking up residence in your side yard a mere 50 feet away. I am not exaggerating. It had been a long day, and night had crept in. Frankly, I was bushed. I wasn’t alone ...

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Prince Harry, Meghan visit Mandela exhibition in London

Prince Harry, Meghan visit Mandela exhibition in London

LONDON – Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan visited an exhibition marking 100 years since the birth of former South African President Nelson Mandela on Tuesday. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex met friends and family of the anti-apartheid campaigner who died in 2013, including his grand-daughter Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela. ...

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Uganda to build ‘Idi Amin museum’ to attract tourists

Uganda to build 'Idi Amin museum' to attract tourists

Uganda hopes to attract tourists with a war museum showcasing some of the darkest moments from its history. Atrocities committed under ex-President Idi Amin’s brutal eight-year rule and by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) are to be documented. “We want to put the record straight,” Uganda Tourism Board Chief Executive ...

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International gymnastics back in Pretoria after 25 years

International gymnastics back in Pretoria after 25 years

Great excitement prevails in gymnastics ranks in Pretoria after it has recently been announced that four international teams will participate in the African Safari Gymnastics Competition, which will be presented in the city this coming weekend. Teams from Bangladesh, Japan, England and Wales have arrived in South Africa since Tuesday ...

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African Safari By Mountain Bike, Now Available in Tanzania

African Safari By Mountain Bike, Now Available in Tanzania

Safari Bike Africa will be the first company to hold mountain bike safaris in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania, on the eastern part of the continent. The organization says that it was inspired by a demand for sustainable tourism on two wheels. Safari Bike Africa is partnering with BH Bikes ...

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All aboard for an African floating safari

All aboard for an African floating safari

I wake to the sound of water lapping gently outside my cabin. It’s an unusual morning call for a safari: dawn in Africa is normally heralded by the tunes of songbirds and cicadas and perhaps someone tapping on your tent, making sure you’ll be ready, bleary-eyed, for that early morning ...

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