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10 DAZZLING AFRICAN DIAMONDS – PART 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our list of precious African Gems, we continue to look into the continent most dazzling diamonds. #6. PREMIER ROSE Found in the late 70s in De Beers’ Premier Mine in South Africa, the Premier Rose is…

10 DAZZLING AFRICAN DIAMONDS – PART 1

From the 3,000-carat Cullinan Diamond in South Africa, to Tanzania’s rare Queen of Kilimanjaro tanzanite stone –Africa is known to be home to some of the of the largest and most radiant precious gems ever found. We take a closer…

THE CONTINUING RISE OF AFRICAN ART: CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ART FAIR 2016 AT SOMMERSET HOUSE IN LONDON

The leading international art fair dedicated to Contemporary African Art will return to London for its fourth edition, from the 6-9th of October 2016. With biannual editions in London and New York, 1:54 is the leading international art fair dedicated…

REGENT’ SEVEN SEAS EXPLORER – INSIDE THE ‘MOST LUXURIOUS CRUISE SHIP EVER’

Billed as the most luxurious cruise ship ever, Explorer features some of the largest, most elaborate accommodations at sea, including a single suite measuring 3,875-square-foot — nearly 50% larger than the average house in the USA.

THE SKYTRAN – FUTURISTIC FLYING PODS FOR LAGOS, NIGERIA

SkyTran is a self-driving monorail currently under development that could one day eliminate driving in cities. Imagine if instead of wasting hours in traffic, you could one day fly above it for a price only slightly higher than a subway ride.…

TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE BUILDINGS IN AFRICA

Many African nations are attracting investments from all over the world. Some cities in these countries house expensive buildings. These expensive and luxurious buildings look innovative on the exterior and the interior. Here is a brief overview of the top…

SOUTH AFRICA’S DURBAN JULY, WHERE HORSE RACING AND FASHION MEETS

The Durban July is a South African event where high end fashion and horse racing are intertwined. Now in it’s 120th year, the 2016 edition drew nearly 60,000 people from across the country. Like every other year, fashion gurus put…

5 AFRICAN FOOD BLOGGERS YOU NEED TO START FOLLOWING NOW

A dab hand in the kitchen? Want to stay on top of your game? Then you’ll need to follow these top food bloggers, keeping the world up to date with the latest trends in African cuisine. From recipes centuries old…

STUNNING HOME CONCEPT BUILT INTO THE SIDE OF A CLIFF

There are dream homes, and homes of your dreams — this one is the ladder. Casa Brutale is a home made of concrete, glass, and wood, built into the side of a cliff. Architects Open Platform for Architecture (OPA) is…

WORLD FINEST SPA: KARKLOOF SAFARI…

Imagine an undisturbed paradise, hidden in the Karkloof Valley, just over an hour from Durban and 5 hours from Johannesburg, the beautiful Karkloof valley in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is fast becoming one of the premier destinations in South Africa. A…