Fun with African flags

Readers of this blog know by now that this website loves all visually-African-looking things! And one of the most identifying visual things of any global community is their flag design. Warrior tribes have them, governments commission for them and even pirates could not resist the pull (if Hollywood movies are to be believed). “Fun with African flags” is a weekly article where we imagine what different flags from all over the world would look like if they were “Africanised” (Eat that! Sheldon Cooper).

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Three unsung African Queens

With Africa being a continent made up of 54 different countries and countless languages. A lot of shining, and extremely gifted African Queens sometimes fall through the cracks. Visually African has started a brand new weekly-article series called “Three unsung African Queens”. The aim of this weekly series is to deliver to you, three songbirds that the world needs to pay more attention to.

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All the ways to climb Kilimanjaro

One funny thing about the Visually African blog is that (it always feels like) I don’t have enough categories to slot articles into. I have to enter a wrestling match with my own mind, just to try and figure out what goes where… and Mount Kilimanjaro has landed itself in the Pets & Wildlife section. At 5,895 metres above sea level, I think it fits in perfectly next to Godzilla and the rest of mother nature’s wildlife. Now let’s talk about all the ways you can climb this monster!

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African-made Nintendo Switch games

Wouldn’t it be great if you could buy some Nintendo Switch games that are made in Africa, by African game development studios! Do African countries have game development studios? Yes, of course! The industry is still young and underfunded but it is growing! In this post, I wanted to spotlight Nintendo games that are made in Africa, and most importantly owned by Africans.

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A simple step-by-step hairstyle to try alone with your African hair

I grew up seeing women and girls struggle for ideas on new ways to change-up their lovely African hair. Have I tried this style myself? Sigh, nope… Sorry ladies, my glorious natural African hair is still too short (when is it ever long enough for anything? Am I right ‘ey!) but jokes aside, you can do this!

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Five things to think about before
getting a dog (written in Africa)

I know what you’re thinking. I never get sick at all, so how can my dog ever get sick! It happens, and you will suddenly need the money to help your bestest-pal. Mine got sick and needed shots, and I had no money but had to make it happen and I did. Words can’t explain the bond between man and his beloved, sick puppy…

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