Visiting Jamestown in Accra, Ghana

Welcome to Jamestown, which is home to a Ga community of fishermen. This town was previously one of many slave trading posts in West Africa. According to Nat Nuno-Amarteifio, architectural historian and ex-mayor of Accra, Jamestown began with the erection of James Fort by the British in 1673. The fort was the last European trading […]

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Cuisine of North Africa

North Africa is a region that is rich in history and culture. It was home to powerful Pharaohs of ancient Egypt, was one of two exit points for populations that migrated from Africa to various parts of the world and later became home to powerful civilizations such as the Romans, Arabs, Greeks and Phoenicians. The […]

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The Rosebank Art and Craft Market in Johannesburg

If you’re looking for authentic African hand-made products from Southern, Central and West Africa, then the Rosebank Art and Craft Market, situated in Rosebank, Johannesburg, is the place to visit. The market offers hand-made products ranging from traditional fashion accessories to painting and home décor. Products are made South Africa, Ghana, Congo, Cameroon, Malawi, Kenya, […]

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