Category: History & Culture

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Africa’s Greatest Empire

Africa’s Greatest Empire

Once a burgeoning empire, the biggest and most powerful on the East African Coast, the Tanzanian Kilwa Kisiwani (isle of the fish) now stands in r ...
Did you Know that this happened in Africa?

Did you Know that this happened in Africa?

1. Africans were the first to organize fishing expeditions 90,000 years ago. At Katanda, a region in northeastern Zaïre (now Congo), was recovered ...
Facts You Didn’t Know About South Africa Apartheid.

Facts You Didn’t Know About South Africa Apartheid.

There was a time South Africa was not a friendly destination to visit. Gone are those days because the country has become one of the favourite of ...
Tribal Scars in parts of Africa

Tribal Scars in parts of Africa

Tribal scaring is a cultural and traditional practice executed in many parts of Africa. Some tales state it began with colonialism, some say it began ...
Shocking Himba Tribe Of Namibia

Shocking Himba Tribe Of Namibia

The Himba are indigenous peoples with an estimated population of about 50,000 people living in northern Namibia, in the Kunene region (formerly Kaokol ...
Burkina Faso’s Loango open-air museum

Burkina Faso’s Loango open-air museum

Located about 30 kilometers north-east of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Loango’s open-air museum has become an essential sanctuary for many nationa ...
The Barbaric Act of Cannibalism still practiced in New Guinea

The Barbaric Act of Cannibalism still practiced in New Guinea

Cannibalism : the act of consuming the flesh of your own kind of species, eg: human being eating the flesh of his or her own family member! The inhuma ...
6 Astonishing Natural Admirations of Africa

6 Astonishing Natural Admirations of Africa

Africa ,our beautiful motherland is recognized as beautiful because of it environment, beautiful cities and sights, amazing wildlife, forest, outstand ...
Interesting Gerewol Festival of the Wodaabe Tribe in Niger (Dancing Pageant)

Interesting Gerewol Festival of the Wodaabe Tribe in Niger (Dancing Pageant)

In the Northern part of Nigeria, there is a small subgroup of the Fulani ethnic group who are called the 'Wodaabe tribe', they can also be found i ...
Strange Marriage Rite in Uganda that Will Amaze You in the Bayankole Tribe!! (Africa)

Strange Marriage Rite in Uganda that Will Amaze You in the Bayankole Tribe!! (Africa)

There are a lot of traditional practices ongoing in Africa, some are wonderful and others are very shocking, I will start with a marriage ceremony per ...
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