Between preparing lesson notes, keeping tantrums in check, updating parents and being awesome, when do teachers get to rest? We really hope they do: studies have shown there are tremendous benefits to unwinding, especially for our educators. Not only do they renew their inspiration and passion for the noble profession, they also gain new experiences, which will be shared with students. We’re...[Read More]
Lovely beaches, the tastiest foil grilled fish, rhythmic calypso/soca music: tthat was just a bit of what the Goge Africa team experiences during a visit to Barbados: the land of flying fish and cou cou. Most Bajans enjoy having the company of Africans from the motherland, so quite naturally, we were treated to great hospitality and a great time and look forward to our next visit, soon.
Let’s take you way back to the early 2000s when Goge Africa Presenters Isaac and Nneka Moses visited the University of California, Santa Cruz. During the visit, the African ambassadors held seminars for students, enlightening them of the rich culture of Africa and the dispelling the negative perceptions among the students. Several years have passed and the Moses’ are still telling the African stor...[Read More]
Suitcase, check. Passport, check. That’s pretty much what you may require for that relaxing vacation, we reckon. But wait, before you jet off or even make the decision to jet off, here are a few African destinations to pay serious attention to now or for your next family vacation. Be mindful, we’ve been to so many destinations, we can go on and on and on with suggestions, but for now, here are som...[Read More]
It’s 142 days until December, and we’re excited. You may wonder why the excitement? It’s 142 days until December, the start of Carnival Calabar, a festival which features one of Africa’s biggest street parties! Last year, like other years, Goge Africa reveled with participants from all over the world, enjoyed some of Cross River’s sumptuous meals and soaked in the natural beauty and upbeat vibe of...[Read More]
Lagos State’s children were well represented to dance, music and other forms of creative expression during a special Evening of the Arts held at Lagos House, Alausa. During the event, which also marked the 51st Anniversary of Lagos State, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode described children as the state’s “most cherished asset,” and stressed the government’s commitment to helping them reach their f...[Read More]
Lagos State’s Honourable Commissioner of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Steve Ayorinde entertained hosts of the Goge Africa TV Programme Series; Isaac and Nneka Moses, at his office in Alausa on May 24, 2018. Also present at the meeting were executives of Goge Africa Travel Club, a group of avid travelers, tourism and culture enthusiasts, formed by Goge Africa. During the cordial meet, Hon. Ayorinde c...[Read More]
Let the countdown begin, the tenth edition of Goge Africa Foundation, Career and Guidance Seminar has officially launched with the theme: Safeguarding Our Youths. With the sole aim of giving back to the community, the seminar, which targets more than 3,500 students from secondary schools and youth groups in and around Lagos, will focus on topics including Safer Internet, youth restiveness, cyber b...[Read More]
There was no shortage of drum beats to keep feet tapping, hips moving and heads bopping during the 3rd African Drum Festival held in Abeokuta, Ogun State from April 19 – 21. With more than 100 troupes and groups present to perform at the festival and the presence of several traditional rulers, the essence of drums in African culture was duly highlighted. Be it a wedding, a funeral, meeting or a n...[Read More]
On April 16th, co-host of the Goge Africa TV Programme Nneka Isaac-Moses moderated a panel discussion at the first Lagos Tourism Summit held at Eko Hotels and Suites. The day-long summit featured key players in the Lagos tourism industry including Chairman, Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Tourism, Desmond Elliot, Director General, Nigerian Tourism and Development Corporation Folarin Cok...[Read More]
As the torch bearers of African culture and heritage, Goge Africa attended a few, dancing and celebrating along with the young mind. All the celebrations had one thing in common: student involvement in the research and presentation of the cultures on display.
The bright smiles, the welcoming people, the finger-licking dishes and the festivals – That’s what we crave for when we visit new African destinations. But the festivals, that’s why we travel at Goge Africa. While we’ve attended scores of festivals across the continent, we’re always on the lookout for more, because we love to share. We’re gifting a list of festivals for your Travel Bag; Man...[Read More]