On the most popular shortcuts through the townships, entrepeneurs would have the classical African goods on display: Ovo and Klin washingpowdersachets, Lukewarm Coke and Fanta, Assorted candy, big chunks of soap and cigarettes a piece.
The good old way of travelling April 17th 2007 Somewhere north of Tsumeb in northern Namibia the German influence ceased. I found myself back in the African cultural heartland - unorganized, dirty, crowded and vibrant.
After some lame attempts by the Angolan border-police to extract bribes, I was inside the country, swarmed by teenage moneychangers.
In a dirty 4x4 a fat white man with a wry face, sat jammed between the seat and the steering ... read more
Africa » Angola » South » Lubango Angola has begun to enjoy the fruits of peace since the end of a 27-year civil war in 2002. Fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), led by Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS, and the National Union for the Total Independence o... ... read more