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This category showcase the rich tradition and culture of the African people.

Anunu Ebe -The Mystical King Of The Forest: The Diviners Back...

Deep down the forest, some time ,so far away that one could think it’s not reachable or out of existence, exists a revered tree ...

Encounter “Africa’s Biggest Street Party” – Calabar Carnival

Carnival according to Cambridge English Dictionary refers to a special occasion or period of public enjoyment and entertainment involving wearing unusual clothes, dancing, and...
Fattening Room

Maidens Of The “Igbo Neighborhood” And The Fattening Tradition

The South eastern part of Nigeria is made up of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Imo and Enugu states. They are the Igbo-speaking part of the...
Unique Africa

Fashion: The Exquisite Designs And Dress Sense Of The Akebulans (Africans)

Africa is the world’s second largest continent. As a result of that, it is very difficult if not impossible to ascertain what people wear...
Old Arab Walled Town in Tunis

The Medina Of Tunis: An Extra Ordinary Complex Range Of Neighborhood!

Talking about the reworking/recycling of the older Architectural vocabularies, we have too many inventories, reflecting the shifting social mix of the expanding cities. The...
Moroccan-Legzira-Beach-Among-the-World’s-Most-Beautiful-Beache

Spot The Inexcusable Beauties Of “Colorful Morocco”

Morocco is a North African country with a Coastline on both the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. She has Borders with Western...
Egyptian culture

Let’s Journey To Egypt: The Transcontinental Country in Africa

  Egypt is the transcontinental country in Africa; by this I mean Egypt has a small part of its territory in Asia, on the other...

Let’s Talk About “Seychelles”: The Smallest Nation in Africa

Seychelles is the smallest nation in Africa and the worldwide famous luxurious beach holiday destination. It occupies 115 islands stretching along the mainland eastern...
ugwuabia festival

Meet The Unique Cultural Heritages of “Abia People” of Nigeria.

Abia, also known as “God’s Own State” is a State in the South Eastern part of Nigeria. The capital is Umuahia and the major...
Zulu bride on her wedding day

South Africa: The Traditional Wedding Culture of the “Zulus”

South Africa is famously referred to as the rainbow nation owing to its cultural complexity and diverse religious practices. It is made up of...

Adowa Cultural Dance: A Unique Ghanaian Identity

Cultural dance is super exciting irrespective of cultural diversification. It has a way of bringing smiles on our faces especially as it soothes our psychological...
Bronze Art of Benin Kingdom

African Heritage: The Bronze Art Of Benin Kingdom

 In the early 14th century AD, the son of an Ife king founded the powerful ancient Benin Kingdom, located in the forest area of Southern Nigeria...

African View: Gray Hair, A Crown Of Beauty And Wisdom

It’s my Grand-father and I; it seems I am the only one in the world who is still very fond of grannies with gray...

Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove: Symbol of Identity For The Yorubas

In Yoruba land,(the South-western part of Nigeria) existed many sacred groves a century ago; every town had one. Most of these have now been...
engagement

African view: Woman proposing to man wrong or right?

“I couldn’t figure out what is so wrong with my head, but I knew it, something is wrong somewhere inside my brain, she said...
Music, Akon

Briefs on the top 10 richest musicians in Africa, 2018

How does music make you feel? Well for me, music, especially those with nice rhythm and lyrics gets me out of my shell: Makes...

African Thatch-Building Designs gone universal

  Professional Architects and Building Contractors discovers yet another explorable treasure in Africa; the modernized thatch roof.  Over the years, thatch houses have been used...

The beauty of African Palm Kernel oil on natural hair growth

Africans have got treasures to cherish.  One of these numerous treasures is Palm Kernel oil. It is widely used in Africa because of its...

AFRICAN VALUES: What you possibly do not know about palm oil

In total, tens of millions of tons of palm oil is produced annually, accounting for over 30% of the world’s vegetable oil production. This...

Impact of Palm oil production on Environments where it is produced

A large proportion of palm oil expansion occurs at the expense of biodiversity and ecosystems in the countries it is produced. Currently, a third...

Impact of Palm oil production on Animals of the forest

There are over 300,000 different animals found throughout the jungles of Borneo and Sumatra, many of which are injured, killed and displaced during deforestation....

History of Palm oil nut and how it spread to the...

Palm oil not are originally from West Africa, but were brought to South-East Asia at the beginning of the 20th century. The primary demand...

The indispensable bride-maker of Igbo land: palm wine

It is a must-know for an African, a Nigerian, especially of the Igbo origin, what it means when people establish marriage intent and what...
Backing a child

Backing a child- African Norm Mothers must keep

Backing a child with a wrapper and what is called 'oja' is done by tying the wrapper or oja on the waist of the...
Khoudia Diop

Khoudia Diop- African model that decided not to tamper with her...

It is surprising that despite all and sundry that are craving to bleach their skin, in the midst of them, we still have Africans...
A typical African woman in the kitchen

Some norms guiding African women are quick becoming obsolete

That is why in this contemporary time, hardly you find a lady or girl that can cook properly, men are at the mercy of...
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