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.
Sao Tome and Príncipe is the second smallest country in the Organisation of African Unity composed of two inhabited islands, situated near the equator.
Good morning Africa from Soweto’s majestic Orlando Towers. The towers that are a prominent landmark in the township and widely known as the site of the world’s highest SCAD free fall.