Category: History & Culture

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Young artists dazzle audience at Kempinski Concertini

Young artists dazzle audience at Kempinski Concertini

Young artists are usually seen performing in school plays or talent shows but hardly a concert. Management of Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel, however, ...
The Roots of Slavery

The Roots of Slavery

The term slave has its origins in the word slav. The slavs, who inhabited a large part of Eastern Europe, were taken as slaves by the Muslims of Spain ...
History: Falasha Village

History: Falasha Village

The earliest reference to the Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jews), or Falasha appears in the chronicles of the emperor Amda Seyon, who ruled in the first hal ...
First black woman to be inducted into the British Hairdressers Hall of fame is a Ghanaian

First black woman to be inducted into the British Hairdressers Hall of fame is a Ghanaian

When it comes to dominating the British fashion and entertainment industry, Ghanaians in the UK seem to be ahead of the game. From Edward Enninful, Jo ...
Meet Flora Wakolo – A Woman Flying High In Aviation

Meet Flora Wakolo – A Woman Flying High In Aviation

Flora Wakolo Kitao is the embodiment of the words: “A woman’s crown is her hair.” She looks bold in her white mane that belies the subtlety in which s ...
Top 5 Countries That Represent Africa’s Success Story

Top 5 Countries That Represent Africa’s Success Story

For a long time, Africa has been portrayed as a poor and insecure continent only surviving on international donations. And while the continent is not ...
Algeria shuts southern borders to Syrians over security fears

Algeria shuts southern borders to Syrians over security fears

Algeria has banned all Syrians from entering the country via its southern borders, hours after a rights group reported that 50 Syrians and Palestinian ...
First women to enter India temple in centuries now in hiding as protests rage

First women to enter India temple in centuries now in hiding as protests rage

The two women who broke with centuries of conservative taboo Wednesday to enter a temple in the southern Indian state of Kerala are now in hiding, as ...
‘Banyankole’; the tribe in Uganda which allows bride’s aunt to sleep with groom before marriage

‘Banyankole’; the tribe in Uganda which allows bride’s aunt to sleep with groom before marriage

Africa is one of the continents of the world with diverse traditions. Earlier today we reported about how some African countries prepare their women f ...
‘Surviving R. Kelly’ documentary screening evacuated due to threats

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ documentary screening evacuated due to threats

A New York screening of the Lifetime documentary "Surviving R. Kelly" was evacuated after "several anonymous threats were called in," the network said ...
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