Lagos

The Kuti Legacy

Femi Kuti on politics, family and the future of Nigerian music

A uniquely congenial atmosphere welcomes visitors to The New Afrika Shrine in the Ikeja area of...

Uganda

Fruits of their Labor

How farmers changed the way Ugandans eat

The violence in Uganda was escalating when my parents fled to Kenya on foot, trekking through...

Ethiopia

Lalibela: Under Repair

Locals decry renovation delays in Ethiopia's "new Jerusalem"

If there is one city in Ethiopia that any visitor will endeavor to see—with budget backpackers...

Egypt

What Lies Beneath

Life, Beauty and Water Scarcity on the Nile

It is a must-do on a visit to Cairo to take a felucca ride on the...