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My Durban: Mike Procter, Cricket legend

The fully automated Umhlanga Lighthouse. Umhlanga means 'Place of Reeds' in the Zulu language. Photo courtesy of The Oyster Box Hotel.

The celebrated cricket all-rounder Mike Procter was born in Durban, the largest city of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, in 1946. While Durban is known as Surf City and boasts South Africa’s top surfing spots, the young Mike was drawn to the game of willow on leather. (more…)

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Exhibition showcases Smartphone Art and Enterprise from Kampala

IMG09501-EditA remarkable exhibition featuring the photographic work of 12 Ugandan women has been showcased in London. The images highlight the inspirational work of Kiteka, a social enterprise empowering female entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa through access to mobile technology. (more…)

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My Barbados: Sir Garry Sobers, Cricket legend

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Fun times and a warm welcome are assured for visitors to Barbados says cricket legend Sir Garry Sobers in this special interview for SCF.
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Calitzdorp: The Port Wine Capital of South Africa

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The small town of Calitzdorp has a big name in the wine industry and can be easily explored by anyone travelling along the Cape Wine Route. (more…)

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Teen Photographer wins acclaim for Lake Natron shots

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Award-winning photos taken by a 13-year old have shone a spotlight on Lake Natron, the East African Rift Valley water feature famed for being inhospitable for most plants and animals except the Lesser Flamingo.
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Nando’s celebrates the continent’s creativity at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

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Challenging and exciting works of art from across Africa can be found in London over the next few days with a remarkable event that showcases more than 130 artists from across the continent and diaspora. (more…)

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Incredible images from Travel Photographer of the Year 2017

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World-class, prize-winning images are once again being showcased in London by a prestigious competition that recognised the skill of amateur, semipro and professional travel photographers from around the world. (more…)

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Rwanda captured on camera

boy compA stunning photographic portrayal of contemporary Rwanda is set to become a book thanks to a crowdfunding campaign. (more…)

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Discover Cape Town’s Food Secrets with a Foodie Thursday Tour

aleCape Town Series: Cape Town’s Foodie Thursday tour helps visitors to the Mother City discover why it has a reputation for outstanding food and drink. (more…)

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