‘Accra’s Jamestown is electric – it’s like Hackney Wick on steroids’: Zoe Adjonyoh

The chef and pop-up entrepreneur traced her family roots in the Ghanaian capital – and discovered a city fizzing with fresh food, art, music and views

Island life on São Tomé and Príncipe: Africa’s Galapagos – in pictures

The islands of São Tomé and Príncipe provide remote beauty – and a Unesco-approved biosphere reserve – as captured in our weekly look at people’s travels through three pictures posted on Instagram

Equatorial Guinea: sixth-least visited country sets sights on tourism

Publication of first English-language guidebook shows one of Africa’s most closed countries has much to offer

Tangier – restored to its former glory

After decades of neglect, the north Moroccan city once talked about in the same breath as London, Paris and New York, is undergoing a renaissance

Inside Eritrea: from tank cemeteries to futuristic architecture – in pictures

Closed to outsiders and notoriously repressive, few images emerge from the country. During a rare trip, Winston Boyer captured these

Uganda: the human story behind gorilla tourism

In 2014, the Oscar-nominated documentary Virunga exposed the threat to gorillas in Congo, but in neighbouring Uganda the Batwa – who have shared forests with mountain gorillas for generations – face a struggle for survival. The creation of national parks has seen tourism boom, though the Batwa have been forcibly evicted from their land. Now, charities are calling for community tourism projects to help the Batwa benefit from the money being made in what used to be their home