A nice piece on Africa’s furthest-east territory, by Nick Redmayne. Will independence for Mauritius’s smaller island ever be feasible?
Search this site
Order by clicking cover
Navigating this site
This site accompanies the travel guide The Rough Guide to First-Time Africa. It's not an alternative to the book, but includes samples of the contents, a blog page and the opportunity to comment on posts and pages and put questions to the authors.
Static web pages ("The book", "The authors" etc) are tabbed up on the left beneath the photo of Lamu waterfront. Blog posts all appear on the "Home" page, at the far left, with the most recent post at the top. Each blog post is tagged with subject and/or country categories, allowing you to access the posts you're interested in using the Category dropdown menu, below.
Last 10 blog posts
- British tourist, visitor and resident deaths in Africa: 325 people in 12 months out of more than 3 million British visitors
- Surprised 2174 Brits died abroad of “unknown causes” in 2010: new figures from the FCO
- Accidents abroad: Britons killed in Africa
- Britons murdered in Africa: very few indeed
- Improved security in the Sahel: military escorts dropped in northern Niger
- Rodrigues on the radio
- KCB Safari Rally 2011 – take care on those roads!
- The Lake of Stars Festival
- Zambia travel update
- Cycling in Uganda
Archive of all blog posts
Subjects and countries
- Read this and weep... #brexit twitter.com/gavinesler/sta… 1 week ago
- Which remain party has the best chance of winning in #RichmondPark? dontsplittheremainvote.com/constituency/r… 1 week ago
- RT @MrMichaelSpicer: the room next door - Boris Johnson and the Kipper now with subtitles by @vodathan https://t.co/mt8wecMZYi 1 week ago
- RT @CorbynistaTeen: Channel 4 have put together 20 clips of Corbyn speaking over 30 years. Watch this and then make up your mind. Just have… 1 week ago
- RT @boxcoblizzie: @jonlis1 He simply hasn't got a clue. This is seat of the pants stuff, just woffle to please the audience. No grasp of de… 1 week ago
- +1 twitter.com/raquelster69/s… 1 week ago
- In his cups (is that still a phrase?) and miles out of his depth. twitter.com/jonlis1/status… 1 week ago
- No words. Like him twitter.com/paulmasonnews/… 1 week ago
- Best funny thread of the day. Thanks James! twitter.com/itsjamesstewar… 3 weeks ago
- He’s broken the law, by undermining the intent of the Benn act. Ditch time... twitter.com/natalieben/sta… 4 weeks ago