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Cape Coast

Big Shot A snapshot from an Arik destination and the story behind it. CAPE COAST BY KOFI ALLEN This is a photograph of a fishing village located in Cape Coast, Ghana. It was back in 2004 and I was positioned along the roadside, looking over the village waiting to be served fried plantain and roast yam. The sounds and smells were a mixture of cool sea air, fried food, reggae, hi-life music, lots of laughter, and people discussing all kinds of topics in their language. I took the shot in ...

Feeling Gidi

No matter if you are a Lagosian in search of something for the weekend or a newcomer to Africa’s most populous city, culture vulture and editor of Time Out Lagos, Nana Ocran, unlocks a magical labyrinth; the city they lovingly call Las Gidi.