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Travel stories and tips for Africa.

Life in Accra: An African City

an african city nana

What comes to mind when you think of life in Africa? Be honest. Is it extreme poverty, starving children and squalor a la Save the Children? How about political corruption, religious war and tribal conflict? Or maybe African life evokes images of wild, exotic animals roaming free? Whatever it is, it can’t be modern or […]

Out of Africa: My Genetic Journey Results

Samburu woman by By Ai@ce

At the beginning of the year, I donated my DNA samples to the National Geographic Genographic Project to learn more about my ancestry and the results are in… According to my National Geographic report, civilization’s story begins in Africa sometime between 150,000 and 170,000 years ago, with a woman whom anthropologists have nicknamed “Mitochondrial Eve.”  My […]

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