Africa's changing cultural landscape

How is modernisation affecting Africa’s cultural landscape and how should we approach ‘cultural tourism’ in today’s environment? In the current issue of Travel Africa magazine we explore the subject in a series of articles spanning 18 pages. Brian Jackman interviews Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher to learn of their concerns for long-held cultural practices, and the photographers share some images from their latest books, African Twilight, which take us deeper into these deep-rooted traditions. Jackson Looseyia gives the Maasai perspective, Emma Gregg considers the role of tourists, and seven millennials in Nairobi tell Kelai Wanjiru what their cultural heritage means to them. Finally, Hilary Bradt describes a recent encounter that has prompted her to consider her own attitude to cultural tourism. This issue is available from Atta members use code atta20 for trade rate.