Welcome to Arlit, the impoverished uranium capital of Africa. From Niamey, the capital of the landlocked West African nation of Niger, we call ahead to [read more...]

Welcome to Arlit, the impoverished uranium capital of Africa. From Niamey, the capital of the landlocked West African nation of Niger, we call ahead to [read more...]

The Juju feather headdress is found throughout the West African nation of Cameroon and is worn by the prominent members of the Bamileke tribe, their Royal family as well as dignitaries and Juju dancers of the Bamileke tribe.  These are authentic hats with real feathers which have been made by the Bamileke tribal artisans who have been weaving the hats for generations. We work with master craftsmen in Cameroon to bring you only the finest headdresses. Each headdress is individually handmade…

JuJu Feather Headdress

10 "must try" recipes from Africa: Jollof Rice

10 "must try" recipes from Africa

10 recipes to try from Ghana are reasonably quick and easy to make. This handy list will get you acquainted with cuisine from the west African nation.

This chicken recipe from Senegal is sure to make you wish you were in the West African nation!

Senegalese Chicken Yassa

This chicken recipe from Senegal is sure to make you wish you were in the West African nation!

Geometric Sun Oversize Trivet Crafted by local women living in the West African nation of Senegal, this trivet is constructed using local 'njodax' grass and plastic often recycled from rugs and prayer mats. Millet grass and plastic. 16" diameter.

Geometric Sun Oversize Trivet Crafted by local women living in the West African nation of Senegal, this trivet is constructed using local 'njodax' grass and plastic often recycled from rugs and prayer mats. Millet grass and plastic.

Guinea President Says That the Small West African Nation is 'Still at War' Against Ebola

On monday, the european union said, it has offered extra 61 million euros to fight ebola crisis in west africa.

Large Senegalese Lidded Basket/Hamper -  These hampers are handwoven by an association of more than 100 rural Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal. Working together with the Peace Corps, we are extending the women's reach far beyond their saturated local markets to homes across America.

Maryam Nassir Zadeh - Sophie Sandal - Tangerine Suede

Large Senegalese Lidded Basket/Hamper - Yellow - kinda pricey though

Stephanie Sestito, a recent graduate of Southern Wesleyan University, will travel to Namibia later this summer to start a 27-month assignment as a science teacher. She was invited by the Peace Corps, which is responding to a shortage of qualified math and science teachers and working to counteract the West African nation’s 40 percent dropout rate. Sestito graduated in May with a bachelor of science degree in biology. Follow her blog for details.

Stephanie Sestito, a recent graduate of Southern Wesleyan University, will travel to Namibia later this summer to start a 27-month assignment as a science teacher. She was invited by the Peace Corps, which is responding to a shortage of qualified math and science teachers and working to counteract the West African nation’s 40 percent dropout rate. Sestito graduated in May with a bachelor of science degree in biology. Follow her blog for details.

More than 90 percent of Ghanains shop at the West African nation's many open-air women. And that means, in most cases, buying from women, who dominate the trading business. But that power came at a price a generation ago, when the market women were blamed for an economic crisis and their livelihoods destoyed.

Ghana’s market women were once so powerful they were targeted by the military

BCEAO Tower, Bamako, Mali, on the Niger River:  Malian headquarters for the Central Bank of West African States, at 20 stories it is the tallest building in the West African nation.

BCEAO Tower, Bamako, Mali, on the Niger River: Malian headquarters for the Central Bank of West African States, att 20 stories it is the tallest building in the West African nation.

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