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Brangelina vacations there and so should you

July 18th, 2006 | No Comments | Posted in Books/Magazines, Film/Television, Travel

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in NamibiaCelebrity couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been getting everyone crazy about Namibia. Though I’m not one for celebrity hype, Brangelina (as they are called by the gossip wags) has definately set the country on path to popularity among the celebrity pack. But there are even more reasons to visit Namibia than even I realized. The editors at Conde-Nast Traveller magazine have published an inspiring article about some of the often overlooked travel destinations on the African continent including Namibia. Next time you’re going on vacation consider Gabon or Malawi and keep the noise to a minimum. Madonna might be in the next room.

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Branding Africa for 2010

July 18th, 2006 | 1 Comment | Posted in Events, Politics, Sports

World Cup 2010 in South AfricaBefore the 2006 World Cup was over, many people had already shifted their focus to the 2010 World Cup which will be held in South Africa. With Puma sponsoring the African teams this year and Ghana making a great attempt to reach the finals, no-one can deny Africa’s shift to the spotlight. In 2010 the world will be watching as our leaders try are-branding of Africa. Long looked at as the “dark continent” the upcoming World Cup has forced Africa’s leaders to consider the immense opportunities which come with such an international event. Whatever happens 2010 will be a defining moment for the continent.

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Fashion Week African style

July 18th, 2006 | No Comments | Posted in Fashion

Nokia Cape Town Fashion WeekDon’t I wish I could’ve attended the recent Nokia Fashion Week in South Africa. But, thanks to Cherryflava.com we got a front row seat. Even Vogue.com was paying attention.

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