The continent of Africa is a treasure trove of beauty, wonders and history.
These have made tourism one of the most important industries in Africa, contributing 8.5% to the continent's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTC).
There is no doubt that the homeland is blessed with awesome holiday resorts, and with the continent recording billions of dollars in annual revenue, this makes the industry so indispensable.
From historical landmarks and structures, crystal clear beaches, incredible nature reserves and national parks, unique and beautiful traditions and customs to hospitable locals, to name a few, the continent has it all, and visitors are guaranteed unforgettable experiences.
Many people of African descent have made trips to the continent for reasons ranging from discovering their heritage to starting charities. For whatever reason, these celebrity black celebrities found themselves on the continent this year: