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Life of a Rwandan fishermanupdated Mon Aug 18 2014 10:12:20

CNN's Soni Methu takes a boat ride and learns how to use traditional methods of catching fish.

Beautiful beaches boost tourismupdated Mon Aug 18 2014 10:07:26

CNN's Soni Methu visits Lake Kivu's beaches and shows how these are boosting tourism in Rwanda.

Rwanda's 'exploding lake'updated Mon Aug 18 2014 09:50:04

Lake Kivu which has more methane gas than any other lake in the world. CNN's Soni Methu reports.

Politicians brawl on cameraupdated Fri Aug 15 2014 13:10:09

A Ukrainian parliament member takes a swing at a fellow member after clashing over support for troops in the East.

Journey down Malawi's largest riverupdated Mon Aug 04 2014 09:09:52

Inside Africa explores abundant populations of elephants and birds along the Shire River.

Lake Malawi's spectacular fishupdated Mon Aug 04 2014 09:04:35

Inside Africa explores Lake Malawi which is home many species of fish found nowhere else in the world.

The warm heart of Africaupdated Mon Aug 04 2014 08:55:33

Inside Africa's new host Soni Methu visits Malawi, a country known for its friendly people.

African mask reveals hidden truthupdated Mon Jul 28 2014 07:28:17

Kinshasa-based artist Dickisongele Zatuma talks about his exciting work focusing on masks, time and nature.

Kinshasa's trash-to-treasure artupdated Mon Jul 28 2014 07:08:58

Victor Mbondo describes his work as a fusion of painting, photography and installation.

Kinshasa's thriving art sceneupdated Mon Jul 28 2014 07:05:57

Inside Africa meets the next generation of talent at one of Africa's premier art academies in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The soundtrack of Mauritiusupdated Mon Jul 14 2014 06:42:42

Inside Africa travels to Mauritius to find out how different visitors have left their mark on the island.

How volcanos shaped Mauritiusupdated Mon Jul 14 2014 06:42:25

Inside Africa visits the island nation of Mauritius to find out how the scars of volcanic activity has shaped the island.

Tasting the fruits of paradiseupdated Mon Jul 14 2014 06:42:03

The best way to experience the food of Mauritius is by touring the island nation's bustling marketplaces.

Congolese returnee strikes goldupdated Mon Jul 07 2014 06:17:14

Alain Yav talks about leaving a corporate job in South Africa to contribute to the future of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Kinshasa's Western-style supermarketupdated Mon Jul 07 2014 06:15:09

Olivier Ndombasi explains how his family has helped change how business is done in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

From war to booming metropolisupdated Mon Jul 07 2014 06:11:27

Inside Africa explores what makes the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo one of Africa's fastest growing cities.

Island nation fights povertyupdated Mon Jun 30 2014 08:41:07

Inside Africa looks at how the island nation uses education to empower its youth and preserve Madagascar's precious resources.

Madagascar's natural medicineupdated Mon Jun 30 2014 08:25:55

Inside Africa looks at how natural remedies from the island nation are growing popular around the world.

Madagascar's healing plantsupdated Mon Jun 30 2014 08:18:51

Many of the plant species found in Madagascar exist nowhere else in the world.

Unlocking Senegal's pastupdated Mon Jun 23 2014 11:02:31

Inside Africa meets Dema Mboup, a storyteller dedicated to preserving the rich history of West African society.

A hub for African artupdated Mon Jun 23 2014 09:33:12

Manthia Diawara explains how Dakar has become a center for African art.

Reviving Senegal's textile industryupdated Mon Jun 23 2014 09:19:27

Textile designer Aissa Dione talks about the country's rich textile industry which was brought over by the Portuguese.

Dive into Mauritius' underwater worldupdated Mon Jun 16 2014 20:05:31

Inside Africa explores Mauritius' coral reefs, which form a natural barrier protecting the shoreline against large waves.

Preserving a tropical paradiseupdated Mon Jun 16 2014 20:02:45

Inside Africa visits the island nation of Mauritius, formed by underwater volcanic eruptions millions of years ago.

Mauritius fights climate changeupdated Mon Jun 16 2014 14:14:30

Inside Africa meets Venetia Bellers who says climate change is a reality on the small island nation.

Tasting South Africa's finest winesupdated Mon Jun 09 2014 10:47:24

Luvo Ntezo is one of the country's top sommeliers and always eager to share South African wine with the world.

Cheese maker's secrets revealedupdated Mon Jun 09 2014 10:45:25

South African cheese maker Jacko van Beulen reveals the process of cheese-making using only the finest ingredients.

A culinary tour of Cape Townupdated Mon Jun 09 2014 10:20:04

Inside Africa meets Luke Dale-Roberts, the chef behind some of the city's most flavorsome experimental dishes.

Coastal town boasts cultural fusionupdated Mon Jun 02 2014 14:27:38

Lamu is one of the oldest inhabited Swahili towns in East Africa and characterized by distinct architecture, traditional coral stone buildings.

Lamu's old world charmupdated Mon Jun 02 2014 13:18:32

Inside Africa meets locals who are preserving the history and cultural traditions of the Kenyan coastal town.

Can sand transform lives?updated Mon Jun 02 2014 13:01:27

Inside Africa meets local construction workers collecting sand used as building material in the Swahili village of Lamu, Kenya.

Mozambique's unspoiled islandsupdated Mon May 26 2014 12:56:54

Inside Africa explores Quirimbas Archipelago, a string of islands lying off the northern shore of Mozambique.

Diving in coastal Mozambiqueupdated Mon May 26 2014 12:56:08

The city of Pemba, Mozambique has white beaches, abundant marine life, and is a prime destination for offshore diving and snorkeling.

Fishing port transformed for the futureupdated Mon May 26 2014 12:52:04

Inside Africa visits the Mozambican city of Pemba which boasts rich culture and ancient history.

Paradise partying in the Seychellesupdated Mon May 19 2014 10:00:51

CNN's Ian Lee travels to the Seychelles to experience the unique culture of the African paradise.

Culture fusion in the Seychellesupdated Mon May 19 2014 10:00:37

For generations travelers have flocked to the Seychelles bringing with them a variety of arts and cultures.

Carnival in the Seychelles?updated Mon May 19 2014 10:00:23

Children in the Seychelles learn about different cultures through dance and song at the annual carnival.

Just a Band: The super nerd super groupupdated Thu May 15 2014 05:54:04

Kenyan group "Just a Band" is blurring the boundaries of music, animation and film making.

Kenyan musicians create web buzzupdated Sun May 11 2014 08:11:49

In Nairobi, Kenya many musicians are using the internet to create buzz before releasing their first album.

Bringing soul to the streets of Nairobiupdated Sun May 11 2014 08:11:38

Zain Verjee meets the musicians competing for stardom in Nairobi's budding music scene.

Keeping horse racing alive in Kenyaupdated Tue May 06 2014 07:09:12

Inside Africa visits the country's only horse racing track and meets some of the passionate jockeys.

Does horse racing get a bad rap in Kenya?updated Tue May 06 2014 06:22:59

Inside Africa speaks with Patsy Sercombe who wants the country's middle class to embrace the sport which is associated with wealth.

The changing face of Kenyan horse racingupdated Tue May 06 2014 06:20:21

Inside Africa meets passionate jockeys who feel the sport is no longer a pastime for the country's elite.

Fashion that turns back hands of timeupdated Mon Apr 28 2014 07:15:37

Inside Africa explores how independent designers are making their mark with vintage fashion in South Africa.

Townships fuel S. Africa's urban cultureupdated Mon Apr 28 2014 07:10:49

Inside Africa visits Soweto which was the center of the fight against apartheid and the birthplace of black urban culture.

South Africa's new fashion movementupdated Mon Apr 28 2014 07:07:03

Inside Africa meets the country's biggest fashion bloggers who are making an impact across the region.

Isolated tribe believes in the simple lifeupdated Mon Apr 14 2014 06:50:35

Women from Tanzania's Hadza tribe describe their simple lifestyle which is free from first world problems.

See African tribe hunt for breakfastupdated Mon Apr 14 2014 06:49:46

Inside Africa joins male members of Tanzania's Hadza people as they look for their next meal.

Hunter-gatherer tribe maintains traditionsupdated Mon Apr 14 2014 06:41:00

The Hadza people live in a remote corner of Northern Tanzania and remain largely untouched by the outside world.

South Africa's anti-poaching patrolsupdated Mon Apr 07 2014 17:08:32

Inside Africa visits Shamwari Wildlife Centre which focuses on rhino conservation.

The mohair capital of the worldupdated Mon Apr 07 2014 16:40:39

Inside Africa explores the business of mohair in South Africa's Eastern Cape.

Exploring South Africa's Eastern Capeupdated Mon Apr 07 2014 16:37:04

Knitwear designer Laduma Ngxokolo on the initiation process transforming Xhosa boys into men.

Shoe master's mission to 'Heel the World'updated Wed Apr 02 2014 07:25:45

Former banker Fred Deegbe has created a high-end shoe brand in the Ghanaian capital of Accra.

Ruins of ancient Swahili townupdated Mon Mar 31 2014 11:54:40

CNN's Zain Verjee visits one of the most important historical sites in Watamu, Kenya.

Kitesurfing in Kenyaupdated Mon Mar 31 2014 11:31:56

CNN's Zain Verjee tries out some of the water sports on offer in the Kenyan fishing village of Watamu.

Fishing village turned water sport Meccaupdated Mon Mar 31 2014 11:20:41

Watamu is an old fishing village in Kenya that's become one of the country's most impressive vacation spots. CNN's Zain Verjee reports.

Pygmies struggle to keep traditions aliveupdated Tue Mar 25 2014 13:16:18

Inside Africa explores efforts by displaced Batwa pygmies to educate their children and preserve old traditions.

Secrets of a 'gorilla whisperer'updated Mon Mar 24 2014 13:39:47

Zain Verjee visits Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park -- the home of half of the world's endangered mountain gorilla population.

Up close and personal with gorillasupdated Mon Mar 24 2014 13:29:55

Zain Verjee gets up close to the remarkable mountain gorilla while in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Tasting the 'fruits of the sea'updated Mon Mar 17 2014 19:56:19

CNN's Errol Barnett explores the traditional fishing village of Essaouira, Morocco.

Secrets of a champion surferupdated Mon Mar 17 2014 14:54:41

CNN's Errol Barnett meets Said Elgardoum who shows him how to catch the perfect wave.

Fishing village turned surfer's paradiseupdated Mon Mar 17 2014 14:52:18

CNN's Errol Barnett explores Morocco's increasingly popular surfing scene.

The secret behind white honeyupdated Mon Mar 10 2014 07:55:50

Inside Africa explores the process of making white honey in the highlands of Ethiopia's Tigray region.

Ethiopia's passionate beekeepersupdated Mon Mar 10 2014 07:41:21

Inside Africa meets those harvesting the sweet delight in the Tigray region's restored landscape.

Honey harvesting Ethiopian styleupdated Mon Mar 10 2014 07:39:14

Inside Africa explores the ancient tradition of honey-making in the country's Tigray region.

Wildlife's last sanctuary in Central Africaupdated Sun Mar 02 2014 13:20:56

The sprawling Zakouma National Park is spread across some 3,000 square kilometers in central Chad.

Marrakesh comes to life after darkupdated Mon Feb 24 2014 13:23:08

CNN's Errol Barnett explores the sights and sounds of Moroccan nightlife.

Explore Marrakech's bustling marketsupdated Mon Feb 24 2014 13:21:40

CNN's Errol Barnett joins top chef Riad Monceau as she prepares a traditional Moroccan meal.

Africa's mysterious 'Red City'updated Mon Feb 24 2014 13:03:38

CNN's Errol Barnett delves into the the rich history and culture of the Moroccan city of Marrakech.

Holy water wash away sinsupdated Mon Feb 17 2014 09:19:41

Inside Africa explores how Ethiopia's Timket festival allows Orthodox Christians to renew their religious vows.

Awaiting daybreak during Timketupdated Mon Feb 17 2014 09:18:12

Inside Africa explores one of the most important holidays for Ethiopia's Orthodox Christians.

A religious festival like no otherupdated Mon Feb 17 2014 09:09:14

Inside Africa explores Timket -- three days filled with processions, traditional music and public baptisms in Ethiopia.

Holy water washes away sinsupdated Mon Feb 17 2014 09:04:52

Inside Africa looks at the vibrant celebrations of Timket -- one of Ethiopia's most important religious holidays.

African musicians defy stereotypesupdated Mon Feb 10 2014 11:19:44

CNN's Errol Barnett looks back at the most memorable musicians he has met from across Africa.

Boardography: A way of life?updated Mon Feb 10 2014 11:16:18

CNN's Errol Barnett meets Kent Lingeveldt who has found a creative way to combine his passion for skateboarding with photography.

Inside Africa: Where are they now?updated Mon Feb 10 2014 11:13:43

CNN's Errol Barnett looks back at some of the special individuals he has met during trips across the continent.

Jewel of the Kalahariupdated Mon Feb 03 2014 11:33:06

Inside Africa meets Simon M. Munthali who protects the wildlife in Botswana's Okavango Delta.

Village chief fends off touristsupdated Mon Feb 03 2014 11:26:08

Inside Africa meets Bornface Sezuni who struggles to deal with the influx of tourists near Namibia's border.

Animals without bordersupdated Mon Feb 03 2014 11:19:13

Inside Africa explores the world's largest wildlife conservation area -- which spans five African countries.

Safari camp with a conscienceupdated Mon Jan 27 2014 12:37:34

Errol Barnett visits Zimbabwe's Antelope Park which is working hard to save Africa's lion population.

Is this really Zimbabwe?updated Mon Jan 27 2014 12:30:00

Errol Barnett explores the country's vibrant nightlife in the capital city of Harare.

Africa's most unique landscape?updated Mon Jan 27 2014 09:56:10

Errol Barnett explores Zimbabwe where giant boulders form spectacular rock formations throughout the country.

Forest people fight poachingupdated Mon Jan 20 2014 14:05:14

Arwa Damon explores Pygmy culture and their harmonious relationship with nature in the Republic of Congo.

Congo's pygmies face challengesupdated Mon Jan 20 2014 14:04:17

Arwa Damon looks at the tough conditions pygmies live under in the Republic of Congo.

Eco-guard unit tours rainforestupdated Mon Jan 20 2014 13:55:27

Arwa Damon joins a team as they patrol and protect a section of the Congo Basin known for its rich biodiversity.

Why are artificial water holes controversial?updated Mon Jan 13 2014 09:12:13

Mike Chase, the Director of Elephants Without Borders, explains the pros and cons of artificial water holes.

Can elephants and humans co-exist?updated Mon Jan 13 2014 09:09:52

Inside Africa meets Ph.D. student Tempe Adams who monitors the movement of elephants and their interactions with humans.

Mapping the movement of elephantsupdated Mon Jan 13 2014 09:05:59

Botswana is home to Africa's largest elephant population. Inside Africa explores as they roam the vast landscape of Chobe National Park.

Searching for endangered gorillasupdated Mon Jan 06 2014 11:05:55

The Republic of Congo's Odzala National Park is home to one of the world's biggest populations of western lowland gorillas.

Trekking with a 'gorilla whisperer'updated Mon Jan 06 2014 11:03:24

Tracker Zephirin Okoko on how it took him years of persistence to habituate a specific gorilla.

Patrolling with anti-poachersupdated Mon Jan 06 2014 10:45:38

Arwa Damon explores an unorthodox initiative aiming to reduce poaching in the Republic of Congo.

Driving South Africa's auto industryupdated Mon Dec 30 2013 09:43:31

Motor journalist Stuart Johnston shows off the latest models at the Johannesburg International Motor Show.

South Africa's passion for carsupdated Mon Dec 30 2013 09:42:53

Motor journalist Stuart Johnston talks about the country's fascinating car history. Errol Barnett reports.

Africa's automotive wondersupdated Mon Dec 30 2013 09:41:42

Errol Barnett explores the continent's growing automobile market at the Johannesburg International Motor Show.

Raising Opera's profile in Africaupdated Mon Dec 23 2013 06:02:31

Well-known for its stunning beaches, Cape Town, South is also home to one of the most extraordinary opera companies.

Cape Town's Opera starsupdated Mon Dec 23 2013 06:02:18

Inside Africa meets the talented vocalists behind the Cape Town Opera Company.

From religious choir to international operaupdated Mon Dec 23 2013 06:01:37

Inside Africa finds out how some of the talented vocalists joined the Cape Town Opera Company.

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