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An Egyptian man rides his camel as he looks for tourists next to Giza

Egypt aborts controversial pyramid renovation plan

Egypt has decided to abandon a contentious proposal to reapply ancient granite cladding on the pyramid of Menkaure, the smallest among the trio of...
Burna Boy performing at the 2024. GRAMMYs

Burna Boy’s Grammy Performance: A fusion of African culture and tradition

It’s been exactly a week since the 2024 Grammys which say African stars shine on the global stage. From Tyla’s win and Burna Boy’s...

US museum returns Ghana artefacts looted by the British 150 years ago

Seven royal artefacts looted 150 years ago by British colonial forces from Ghana's ancient Asante kingdom and kept by a United States museum have...
His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the King of the Asante Kingdom

150th Sagrenti War Anniversary: Thousands throng Manhyia Palace for Kuntunkuni Durbar

The durba was named after the traditional mourning cloth of the Asantes, called Kuntunkuni, hence the name “Kuntunkuni Durba”.
Village Museum in Dar El Salam - Tanzania

Step into Tanzania’s Cultural Tapestry: Explore 45+ Tribal Homes at Dar El Salam’s Village...

The Village Museum in Dar El Salam showcases over 45 houses from Tanzania's 120 tribes, aiming to connect future generations with their roots. Nigerian tour...
Petra Belloth geniesst am 3. Juli 2008 in einem Biergarten im Englischen Garten in Muenchen ein naturtruebes helles Sommerbier.

Zanzibar beer: Alcohol shortage hits Tanzania’s spice islands

Zanzibar, known for its stunning beaches, is grappling with a shortage of alcohol, posing a threat to its booming tourism industry. The shortage has...
Christopher Alexander IV works in his Petersburg, Va., attic painting "Boys in the Bush" Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007. "Battlefield Park" is on the right.

Morocco plans new laws to combat art forgeries in growing market

Morocco is planning on passing new laws and strengthening penalties to combat art forgeries in order to protect a multimillion dollar art market that...
Artists of the South African Musical Group perform in the show "In The Ghetto" in the Volkshaus in Basel, Switzerland, Tuesday, March 6, 2007.

Discover 10 spectacular African dances celebrating vibrant cultural heritage

African has a vibrant, diverse, and deeply culture rooted in tradition. Dance, in particular, serves as a powerful form of expression across the continent,...
In this photo provided by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024 a view of a cast gold badge, worn by the Asantehene's or king's 'soul washer' as a badge of office, originating from Ghana. Two British museums are returning gold and silver artifacts to Ghana under a long-term loan arrangement, 150 years after the items were looted from the Asante people during Britain’s colonial battles in West Africa.(Dominic Naish, Victoria and Albert Museum, London via AP)

Initial batch of looted artefacts arrive in Ghana

The artifacts, transported via a United Airlines flight, are set to be formally presented to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, on Thursday, February 8, 2024.
A giraffe eats a food pellet from the mouth of a foreign visitor at the Giraffe Centre, in the Karen neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.

Kenya launches initiatives to attract tourists from West Africa

The driving force behind this initiative is the "West Africa Roadshow" program, as revealed by the Acting CEO of KTB, John Chirchir, during a pivotal meeting heralding the commencement of a series of roadshows in Nigeria and Ghana.