Africa Stories

Rwanda Rising

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Rwanda is not a country blessed with great economic advantages—it’s tiny, landlocked, and lacks many of the natural resources that have bolstered the economies of its neighbors. Despite these factors, and out of the shadow of 1994’s horrific genocide, Rwanda has begun an amazing transformation….

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Teach Through Educational Travel: Mt Kilimanjaro

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150 miles away from Nairobi lies a treasure – one that boasts birds and beasts, swamps and history, elephants and Maasai, and the largest free-standing mountain in the world. Where are you? Amboseli National Park, in Kenya. It is one of the best places to…

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Teach Through Educational Travel: Madagascar

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The Republic of Madagascar is an island off the southeast coast of Africa – the 4th largest island in the world. You probably recognize it from the movies (Madagascar and two sequels), or for their most famous creature, the lemur (there are over 100 species…

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Teach Through Educational Travel: Sphinxes in Luxor, Egypt

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Located in Upper Egypt (which really means south of Cairo), Luxor is a city rich in history. It used to be called Thebes, in ancient times (and the capital of Egypt during the New Kingdom). Now, Luxor is visited by many archaeologists and thousands of…

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Teach Through Educational Travel: The Maasai

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The Maasai are a traditionally nomadic ethnic group that is located in Southern Kenya and Northern Tanzania. Numbering less than a million in population, the Maasai are still instantly recognizable around the world, due to their lifestyle, customs, music and dancing, and long distance running….

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Studying in Africa

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At Accent and TravelMBA, the University Division of WorldStrides, we consistently strive to remain on the cutting edge of international immersion programs for graduate and undergraduate students. By watching market trends and listening to customer interests, we are proud to be the industry leader in…

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