Expensive, remote, and sometimes dangerous outside the capital, Chad can be a very challenging place to visit, but by investing in the effort and taking safety precautions, travelers may gain a memorable tourism experience. Located in the heart of Africa, Chad is known for its stark expanses of savanna dotted with traditional villages. N’Djamena, Chad’s capital and largest city, is one of the only urban areas in a country still dominated by a rural lifestyle. (more…)
With the Calabar Festival fast approaching, it is almost a given that majority of the tourists heading to the festival this December will get the chance to taste the amazing oh-so famous Edikang Ikong Soup during their visit. (more…)
In remote Zimbabwe where elephants roam and zebras graze, Hwange National Park is becoming one of the most favored places to go on safari. It’s adjacent to Victoria falls, making it a must to explore and (more…)
It’s two months till Christmas, and I’m sure we both don’t want to revolve around the same annual gift items.
So why not Afrocentric gifts? change your style.
Madagascar is an island country situated in the Indian Ocean and was previously named as the “Malagasy Republic”. The capital and the largest city of Madagascar is Antananarivo, and it is a huge island nation off the southeast coast of Africa.
The Morin O. brand has overtime become a household name in the Nigerian leather accessories industry. Speaking with the company’s founder in this exclusive interview, I got to find out about the vision behind this brand, the passion that drives the team, and the impacts of this brand on the society. (more…)
Cape Verde, also known as Cabo Verde, is a country surrounded by an accumulation of oceans, islands and mountains. If you love to sun bath, ride the waves while surfing, or just build sand castles and make beautiful memories, then this is the place for you to be.
Waakye actually pronounced “Wachay” is a very popular Ghanaian street food. Rumor has it that this meal originated from the northern past of the “Gold Coast”. Usually made with rice, black eyed beans and sorghum mill stalks. I can vividly remember my days in Accra, Ghana and how waakye was my go-to-food; It was somewhere between 6 to 10 Ghana Cedis for a decent pack of this delicacy.
Africa is a beautiful continent, so great in culture and heritage. Little wonder foreigners had to come carry her people to their countries to try replicate some of the beauty which they found in her land. Thanks to the politically aired media programs or views, some part of Africa has been put in the news continuously as war zones, poverty stricken or terrorist filled places. I was going through a thread on twitter recently where I saw that even the black Americans and co, still believe that Africans live in caves, with no means of electricity or modern communication. sigh!
Today on African Platter map, we head over to Tunisia for our next delicious dish called Shakshouka (Eggs in Tomato sauce). The name almost got me biting my tongue, I can only but imagine how tasty it would be. African platter takes you to countries around Africa showcasing different delicacies and recipes on how to make them.