Category Archives: Burundi

Flights From Johannesburg to Zanzibar & Africa’s 100 Most Influential Women

This post was originally about the 100 most influential women in Africa, but since many of you come to this post while searching “flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar“, I decided to update this page to include information about that too. Flights From Johannesburg to Zanzibar Several airlines operate flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar including Mango, which has a direct flight. If you are interested in finding great deals on flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar, enter your travel details below, and see what is available through Travelstart, Africa’s premier online travel agency. Travelstart Other airlines which fly between Johannesburg and … Continue reading

Zanzibar International Film Festival: Official Selection

Several years ago, I had the pleasure of attending the 15th edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF). Although I enjoy films, I wasn’t sure how much I’d enjoy an event that consisted of movies, night after night. I should have known better. I had a great time! Not only were the movies deep and engaging, but there were also musical performances and a slew of other activities to offer enough variety. If you will be in Zanzibar this July and are looking for interesting things to do there, ZIFF might be just what you are looking for. The selection … Continue reading

5 Best Beaches in East Africa

Think of a ‘paradise vacation’, and almost inevitably a blissful image of a sun-drenched beach will spring to mind. Few things could be better than wandering along a sandy shore fringed with gentle turquoise wavelets while the sun bathes you from a deep blue sky. Or gazing out over the might of the Ocean from the safety of the soft sands. Or even just lying back, closing your eyes, and letting the sun’s warmth and the sound of the waves wash over you. It’s even said by those in the know that visiting a beach can bring considerable health benefits with it. Visitors … Continue reading

Shammah in Kisumu, Diego Martin & Bujumbura

This post is about three different establishments with similar names: Shammah Hotel in Kisumu, Kenya, Shammah’s Bed & Breakfast in Diego Martin, Trinidad, and Shammah Hotel in Bujumbura, Burundi. Click the links above to jump to the relevant sections of this post. Shammah Hotel Milimani, Kisumu Shammah Hotel is a basic, inexpensive hotel in Milimani, Kisumu, a fairly quiet part of the city. The staff at Shammah Hotel are very friendly and willing to do their utmost to accommodate their guests. Shammahs Bed Breakfast Shammah’s Bed & Breakfast is located in Diego Martin, a town in northwestern Trinidad. It is … Continue reading

Nice & Lovely: The Beauty Brand & The Song

Nice & Lovely is both the title of a song by Ugandan artist Eddy Kenzo, as well as a very popular East African beauty brand originating in Kenya. This post is about both. Let’s begin with the beauty brand. Nice and Lovely Products Nice and Lovely Face Products Nice and Lovely face products were rebranded as Gold Touch beauty cream. This range of creams include: Gold Touch Beauty Cream for Oily Skin Gold Touch Beauty Cream for Normal Skin, and Gold Touch Beauty Cream for Dry Skin Nice & Lovely Jelly in Cream Nice & Lovely Jelly in Cream is … Continue reading

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