David Rocco's Dolce Africa

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 6 - The Return Of Ethiopia

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David speaks with several Ethiopian-born people who have spent the majority of their lives abroad and have recently moved back to the capital city, Addis Ababa. He realises that the true spirit of the country, with its reputation for poverty and famine, lies in the younger generations whose entrepreneurial drive and apprec...

Season 1, Episode 5 - Wedding Crashers

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With only twelve hours’ notice to attend a wedding in Tanzania’s capital city, it’s a good thing David is in Dar es Salaam, a major hub of fashion, textiles and trade on Africa’s east coast. Though he doesn’t manage to blend in with the locals at the wedding, he does get to sample the local food available at the Coco Beach...

Season 1, Episode 4 - Hallelujah Soweto

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Known for being the home of South African hero Nelson Mandela, the township of Soweto was, in years past, known as a rough outskirt of Johannesburg. Through the locals and their delicious home-cooked BBQ, David discovers that there’s more to Soweto than meets the eye. With a powerful art and dance culture that’s full of pa...

Season 1, Episode 3 - Streets Of Joburg

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David spends the day exploring Johannesburg, a city whose massive street art scene has caused it to become the cutting edge of modern art in Africa. He joins with local graffiti artists to learn its history and sample its local cuisine. From roadside braai to hipster world markets, the food in Joburg proves that the city i...

Season 1, Episode 2 - The Maasai People

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The Rocco family journeys into the Maasai Mara to have a truly unique experience - a safari adventure to top anyone’s bucket list. They learn a thing or two about the circle of life and spend a day with the nomadic Maasai tribe in their village. David gets a first-hand lesson in what it’s like to be a traditional Maasai wa...

Season 1, Episode 1 - Nairobi, Green City In The Sun

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In order to get to the heart of what it means to be Kenyan, David travels to Nairobi and meets an eclectic variety of local artists and entrepreneurs who open his eyes to the joys, the challenges, and the vibrancy of life in the city and in the ghetto. Through music, art and performance, the people of Nairobi showcase thei...