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On business in Lagos

by Nana Wednesday - last edited Thursday

On Business in LagosAs addictive as caffeine, Lagos is a sprawling city of bridges, creeks and rivers that link its island and mainland areas. A bursting-at-the-seams population and back history of shrewdly political, artistic and entrepreneurial characters has had an impact on the energetic rhythm of this West African metropolis. Whatever you choose to do on business in Lagos, the place will definitely leave you with a visually vibrant impression.

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Navigating Nigeria’s Slave Route | The Lament of LagosNigeria’s most populous city, Lagos is both a global capital and a West African cultural hub, thanks to its electric nightlife, thriving film industry, and diverse population. But today, Lagos’s rich present stands in stark contrast to its tragic history, when it was once a primary stop on the Nigerian slave route.

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Wine & Whale Watching in Hermanus

by KeithBain September - last edited September

Wine & Whale Watching in Hermanus

Each year, some 2,000-or-so southern right whales migrate from their Antarctic feeding grounds, and head for warmer waters along the southern Cape’s Atlantic coastline to breed and nurse their young. The deep-water bays of the Overberg, an hours drive from Cape Town provide sanctuary for the whales, protected along these shores since 1946. For the best chance of a sighting, whale watching in Hermanus is the obvious choice.

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Picture Perfect: Lagos Photo Festival

Over the last decade or so, Nigeria’s contemporary arts scene has had a serious growth spurt. And it seems that photography is definitely one of the mediums that’s sparking a great amount of interest both inside and beyond the African continent, with Lagos helping to further highlight Africa’s modern and visual narratives via its innovative annual Lagos Photo Festival.

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Nigerian Literature: A Lagos Reading List

Nigerian literature remains a source of cultural revelation, displaying the both the complexities and the beauty of a country deeply rooted in history and adventure. Here we take a look at the both the dons and the newcomers of Nigeria's literary world, as well as the famous novels that celebrate the country within their pages.

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Travel and The Bitcoin Revolution

You know the Bitcoin revolution has begun when one of the world’s largest digital travel agencies starts accepting it as a payment method. Expedia’s announcement that they will now accept payments via the new virtual currency has the attention of both tech savvy tourists and bigwig economists, albeit for different reasons.

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