Five African Culture Blogs You Should Know

With everyone’s interest suddenly peaking on our continent, we figure you’re probably out there Googling like crazy, trying to step up your cool with Africa knowledge. Well we’re here to curb your appetite with five blogs you need in your life. These guys do the dirty work so you don’t have to, bringing you everything from technology, to fashion, to mixtures only cratediggers could get their hands on.  Check out our regimen of essential blogs to get you started.
Innovation! Innovation! Innovation! Afrigadget is your guide to new ideas and the ingenuity of African inventors. The site is an ode to Africa’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 An extension of Haute Magazine’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 talent…

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 one’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.

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