AfrikaBurn festival (below) --similar to Burning Man festival in the US--reaffirmed its reputation this May as one of the most important and progressive festivals in Africa.
It was founded in 2007 on 11 guiding principles which are put into spectacular effect in the festival.
For one, there is no money.
"We call it a sandpit for adults," said Etienne Barkhuysen, an on-site coffee shop owner. "People come and play and they don't have to worry about what you can pat or what you...