One of the underestimated connections between an African country and the world outside of the continent is the relationship between Brazil and Lusophone countries in Africa. Already in the slave-trading days there were connections made by the Portugese. At some places on the westcoast of Africa a Brazil-inspired style in architecture can be found.
The Angolan writer Isabel Ferreira will visit Brazil to speak at a University in Brazil. You will find more about it here.