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Zimbabwe’s brilliant female environmental lawyer (and urban farmer) shares her Harare
Boasting a long list of accolades, Takudzwa Mutezo tells us about the best museums, bars and markets to visit in her guide to Harare.
Who are the Hyena Men of Nigeria?
One of the world’s most extraordinary street gangs, this travelling circus uses an intoxicating mix of voodoo and dangerous animals to make a living.
From Cape Town to the cups of royals, writers and revolutionaries: the wine that put South Africa’s vineyards on the map
Loved by Napoleon, immortalised by Austen, and requested in royal courts across Europe and by America's founding fathers, a Constantia wine's unlikely origins brought global acclaim to South Africa's vineyards and continues to do so today.
In Photos: Benin Voodoo Festival
Benin’s famous Voodoo Festival is celebrated in the city of Ouidah every year in January, involving animal sacrifice, traditional masks and worshippers dressed as clan spirits.