In commemoration of Earth Day 2019, CNN Travel compiled a list of the 25 most beautiful places in the world, which included Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve and Morocco’s Mount Toubkal. This is Africa explores other African places that make our list.
Following World Tourism Day, we take a look at Africa’s most visited cities according to the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index released in September 2017. This index provides a ranking of the 132 most visited cities around the world.
Located in the heart of Ethiopia is Lalibela, a town where eleven monolithic rock-hewn churches are. These old Temples are not only the biggest in the world but are also a UNESCO World Heritage site, yet much mystery still surrounds their construction.
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s (UNWTO) membership now includes Somalia and Comoros as the 157th and 158th member states respectively. The Somali tourism industry is growing fast, which helps in job creation, cultural exchanges and economic growth that the country desperately needs right now.
Amagugu International Heritage Centre in Zimbabwe, hosted the Matobo Heritage Festival, an unforgettable music, dance and drumming experience in the Matobo Hills. Today we bring you some of the pictures taken by This is Africa during the festival.
Grahamstown in South Africa is hosting the renowned annual National Arts Festival, bringing together a wide array of amazing talent from across the African continent, and across the world. Today we bring you some of the pictures taken by This is Africa during the festival.
The World Water Day is commemorated annually on the 22nd of March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of fresh water and advocating for sustainable management of such a resource. This year’s theme: “Why waste water?” is about reducing and reusing waste water. We focus on the pollution of Lake Victoria.
Have you ever thought of visiting a ski resort within the African continent, well there is one that you should definitely explore, Oukaimeden, in Morocco and it’s really a breath-taking place. Oukaimeden, is the highest ski resort in Africa, nestled in Morocco’s snow-capped Atlas Mountains.
Today Africa joins the world in celebrating World Tourism Day. This year’s celebrations are being held under the theme: “Tourism for All – promoting universal accessibility”. The continent is blessed with amazing natural treasures and we selected a few stunning examples of what the continent has to offer. We hope you will be swayed to visit.