Find out what they use for hair products. Keeping your hair in loose braids and your hair covered will cut down on manipulation. Use a T-shirt to dry. Being in those countries, drying time should be quick, unless the humidity is very high.

This method sounds plain, but it works.
Mod CG-Naturally Highly Porous and Dry
This list is not exhaustive...
Pre-treatment: Creamed Coconut
DT: CD Monoi mask, various
Leave-in: Nairobi Soft Finish, LP Nourishing Oil
Stylers:various

Spritz/Sealant:Nu-Gro spray w/moisturizer
*experimenting and loving it!