With everyoneâ€™s interest suddenly peaking on our continent, we figure youâ€™re probably out there Googling like crazy, trying to step up your cool with Africa knowledge. Well weâ€™re here to curb your appetite with five blogs you need in your life. These guys do the dirty work so you donâ€™t have to, bringing you everything from technology, to fashion, to mixtures only cratediggers could get their hands on. Â Check out our regimen of essential blogs to get you started.
Afrigadget: Innovation! Innovation! Innovation! Afrigadget is your guide to new ideas and the ingenuity of African inventors. The site is an ode to Africaâ€™s creators using the little they have to come up with technological advancements and solutions to deal with everyday problems.
Fashion Africa: Like African fashion? Love FashionAfrica.com. An extension of Haute Magazineâ€™s, the blog provides an extensive list of established and up and coming designers of African descent, and interviews with some of the most promising talentâ€¦
Myweku: Your source for all things African, Myweku is a comprehensive blog covering everything from architecture to fashion to food, showing Africa with vivid images, and detailed posts.
Betumi Blog: For all you foodies out there, this oneâ€™s for you. Betumi not only gives you recipes for some home style African food, but breaks down the history and origin of dishes.
Bella Naija: Looking for a Nollywood gossip fix, relationship advice, new nigerian music? Well BellaNaija is your go to site. Giving its readers a peek-a-boo look into events, weddings of the African elite.
Likembe: Started by unlikely candidate John Beadle of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Likembe serves as a platform for classic African pop music. Brandishing reviews of out-of-print mixtapes that would otherwise be obscure.