When Godfrey Magila was six years old, his relatives had to hide everything electronic from him as they would find it dismantled. For instance instead of watching the television, he would dismantle it. The 25 year-old Tanzanian, who is the founder of Magilatech a software development and security auditing firm is our Man Crush Monday for today.
Greetings from the The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA), said to be the only place on earth where mankind and wild animals co-exist in harmony. The area reportedly has over 25,000 large animals. Enjoy views from this famous resort in pictures.
The East African Soul Train is a unique art residency, part of which takes place on a train from Nairobi to Kilifi. In February 2017, Sanya Noel took part in the residency. Here he writes about his experience.
Greetings from Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain on earth. It has three volcanic cones, “Kibo”, “Mawenzi”, and “Shira”. The mountain attracts 50 000 climbers every year.
The island of Zanzibar in Tanzania hosted the 14th edition of the renowned annual Sauti za Busara (Sounds of Wisdom), music festival, bringing together an amazing plethora of talent from across the African continent. This year’s festival was certainly quite engaging with acts from various African artists. The festival returned with a bang, and many festival goers said this was the best Sauti za Busara festival witnessed to date. If you missed out on the festival, take a look at some of the highlights in pictures.
Today we share one of Africa’s most remarkable natural lakes, the mighty Lake Tanganyika. It is one of the Great Rift Valley Lakes situated in four countries Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Burundi, and Zambia.
Novelist Zukiswa Wanner, her partner and son travelled by road from Nairobi to Johannesburg. She survived a lorry breakdown, fire, officious immigration officials and bad beer. She even participated in a protest. This is her story.