Africa travel

Ghana: Keeping one of Africa's stars of democracy shining

Ghana: Keeping one of Africa's stars of democracy shining

After decades of internal political upheaval after gaining independence, Ghana is now a successful example of democracy in Africa
In pictures: 6 cool African treehouse stays

In pictures: 6 cool African treehouse stays

Can't sleep? A night on a "star bed" might help
9 top South African spiritual retreats

9 top South African spiritual retreats

From a post-dinner silence to “whale communication," these spiritual getaways run from monastic to mellow
Visa opens up world's largest wildlife zone

Visa opens up world's largest wildlife zone

African countries cooperate on tourist access to huge conservation area
Mall attack new blow to Kenya tourism

Mall attack new blow to Kenya tourism

Siege is latest incident affecting foreigners -- when Kenyan travel industry appeared in long-term recovery
Southern Africa's best boutique safari reserves

Southern Africa's best boutique safari reserves

Love the smell of elephant manure in the morning? It's even better when experienced in Africa's smaller reserves
Africa’s 10 best safari parks

Africa’s 10 best safari parks

For many, Africa is safari. But it's a big continent. Here's where to find the most outstanding trips
The price of ivory

The price of ivory

Video: On the front line in Kenya in the war against elephant poachers
Zambia’s first budget air carrier announced

Zambia’s first budget air carrier announced

New airline could bring air travel to “those who have never flown before”
Travel to Zimbabwe: the situation now

Travel to Zimbabwe: the situation now

The economy has rebounded, airports are being rebuilt, border controls have been improved. Is now the time to plan a visit?
Flights resuming at Nairobi airport after fire

Flights resuming at Nairobi airport after fire

Airport closed indefinitely as blaze engulfs entire international terminal
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