East Africa

Mahandrihono Palace – The house of the King of Imerina in Ambohimanga

A cultural hero and holds near mythic status among the Merina people, and is considered one of the greatest military and political leaders in the history of

Garoonka Muqdisho – The symbol of peace and sport in Mogadishu

The facility was constructed in 1977 during the Siad Barre administration. Following the start of the civil war in the early 1990s, the stadium was used as

Olduvai Gorge Museum – The history of millions of years in Ngorongoro

The museum exhibits a focus on paleoanthropological research and artifacts coming mainly in and around Olduvai Gorge in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, such as various artifacts, humanoid

Lucy Australopithecus – The extinct specie of australopithecine is being exhibited in Addis Ababa

A 3.2 million-year old fossil skeleton of a human ancestor, was discovered in 1974 in Hadar, a site in the Awash Valley in Ethiopia, by paleoanthropologist Donald

Fort Jesus – The first European-style fort constructed outside of Europe in Mombasa

The fort, built by the Portuguese in 1593-1596 to the designs of Giovanni Battista Cairati to protect the port of Mombasa. It was the only fort maintained

Namirembe Cathedral – The Saint Paul’s Cathedral in Kampala

The provincial cathedral of the Church of Uganda and the diocesan cathedral for Namirembe Diocese, the first diocese to be founded in the Church of Uganda province,

Bete Giyorgis – The Church of Saint George in Lalibela

One of eleven rock-hewn monolithic churches in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Originally named Roha, the historical and religious site was named Lalibela after the King Gebre

Tom Mboya – The “Man Kenya” murdered in Nairobi

Ilaria and Miran – Organized crime kills journalist and camera operator in Mogadishu

While pursuing a story in Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1994, the Italian investigative reporter for RAI, Ilaria Alpi, and her cameraman Miran Hrovatin were brutally murdered. She was researching

Kasubi Tombs – The burial grounds of the kings of Buganda in Kampala

Buganda has a long and extensive history. Unified in the 13th century under the first king Kato Kintu, the founder of Buganda’s Kintu Dynasty, Buganda grew to

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