AMPM Recommends: Things to do at home

There was a time when 24 hours in a day were not enough. There were so many things that we were running after – so many people that we had to meet and so many plans that we had to make. But this quarantine period has locked us all in our homes and given us time to reflect on things that got left behind in life’s daily grind. This is the time to learn ...

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AMPM Recommends: Priyanka Modi’s African Safari

When Priyanka Modi visited Africa for the first time she was all of 9 years old. It was an experience-of-a-lifetime, where she chased a breathtaking sunrise on an early morning hot-air balloon ride, had brunch next to a pride of lions and witnessed elephants and giraffes wandering up to her viewing decks. The African culture drew her in – she was enraptured by their sustainable livelihoods and vibrant arts. It was this same ...

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AMPM Gallery: Discover Africa’s 50-year-old folk art

Step into the mythical land of Tinga tinga – an animated canvas where multi-coloured giraffes exist with wide-eyed leopards and larger-than-life flora! Developed in the second half of the 20th century in the Oyster Bay area in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Tinga Tinga is an eponymous art form created by Edward-Saidi Tingatinga using Masonite boards and paint. He drew inspiration from his natural surroundings – birds, trees, animals – and translated ...

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