Africa

'Exploding lake' becomes tourist hotspot

'Exploding lake' becomes tourist hotspot

Lake Kivu in Rwanda is a popular chill-out zone for tourists, but is also becoming an important source of power, thanks to its methane and CO2 gases
Travel restrictions in Kenya amid Ebola fears

Travel restrictions in Kenya amid Ebola fears

Kenya Airways suspends flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone while government temporarily restricts access for passengers who passed through Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia
Abandoned Congo airport becomes playground for kids

Abandoned Congo airport becomes playground for kids

After years of war and a volcanic eruption, an airport in the DRC finds an unlikely second life
Luanda: Africa's insanely expensive beach party

Luanda: Africa's insanely expensive beach party

Oceanfront nightclubs and restaurants have transformed Angola's capital into a tropical playground for the super rich
Mauritius: Multicultural island becomes Africa's emerging beach destination

Mauritius: Multicultural island becomes Africa's emerging beach destination

Indian, African, French and Chinese influences blend to make African island an attractive cultural destination. That and the great beaches
Body of 'apparent stowaway' found in U.S. Air Force plane

Body of 'apparent stowaway' found in U.S. Air Force plane

An adolescent male was found in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force plane that traveled around Africa before returning to Germany
Uganda re-emerges as tourist destination

Uganda re-emerges as tourist destination

Having banished the warlords and kick-started its economy, Uganda is re-establishing itself as a popular choice for travelers
16 incredible rooftop bars

16 incredible rooftop bars

Good cocktails combine with spectacular views across rivers, cityscapes and oceans at these bird-level drinkeries
4 great stress-busting escapes from Johannesburg

4 great stress-busting escapes from Johannesburg

Life in Joburg can be stressful. Luckily there are some exceedingly non-stressful places close by
Snake charmers and storytellers: Marrakech's magical heart

Snake charmers and storytellers: Marrakech's magical heart

With its timeless traders and medicine men, the red city's Jemaa el-Fna square seems caught in a Twilight Zone
 What to do in Marrakech: 10 amazing attractions

What to do in Marrakech: 10 amazing attractions

Morocco's Red City is crammed with stunning gardens, shaded souks and steamy bath houses
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