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

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...
stream Water

Stream water still stands the best source of water supply

The emergence of tap and bore hole is the cause of various sickness diseases we hardly know the cause. Some might say that people...
African cultural dancers

Safety tips to bear in mind when planning to visit...

It is not everything you see that you capture, there are things that are sacred, your guider should direct you aright on what to...
Cooking with firewood- firewood

The mystery behind cooking with firewood in Africa

That is why even if cooking gas or stove is bought for mothers in the village, they dump it aside and continue with their...

The Essentials of Clay Pot Cooking for Achieving a Modern Result

When bread is baked in a clay pot you get a crispy crust with a tender and moist interior. Some clay pot bread bakers...
Beautiful women in their two wrappers

Why some African Women avoid tying two Wrappers

Our culture cannot go down the drain or trampled upon. It has to be respected and followed, because, it tells much about us and...
A man listening to radio

Why Radio is preferred by Africans as the best device for...

It can keep you company as long as you want. You can stay glued to your radio and get vital information from a presenter...

Amazing: Traditional African Religion Agrees with Natural Phenomenon

Traditional African religion recognized the environmental and natural activities because of the cosmology and beliefs are complicatedly tangled with the natural activities in the...

Inside Africa – Gabon and Cameroon ritual ceremonies

When practitioners witness this trance like kind of mindset then they are in the know of the way of contemplating the purity of the...
An African woman uplifting cultural values- Uplifting African values

Uplifting cultural values- How it can earn you respect

A man once told a story of how the wish of his mother was for him to marry from their community. He actually met...

Top 5 Amazing Animals Found Only in African Countries

Mantled guereza are among the most beautiful African monkeys. which usually come in glossy, black and white colors. They live in deciduous and evergreen...
African Languages

Artifice: Well-Travelled Africans Dump The Use of Mother Tongue

Mother tongue connects people to their root; it defines people, revealing their true background. It helps more in teaching and in learning. Around Africa,...
Africa

Major Focus of African Relationship between Man and Woman

Most African tradition demands the presence of extended family relations before certain stage of the marriage process will be take place. Going back home...
Some Traditional wedding customs by Africans that will interest you. surge.ng

Some Traditional wedding customs by Africans that will interest you.

..then, it was a taboo for Africans to live together after marriage. It used as a measure to announce publicly that the couples will...
African Art Work

African Art: The Teacher Portrait Sold for $3.3 million

Artifacts and paintings do not have value in Africa only. Europeans and other parts of the world have embrace art works they see art...
African Art

The Most Expensive African Art Work Sold in 2016

African art work and sculpture which forms the largest part of what is usually considered primitive art, can be seen as early as 500Bc...
Elephant Grass

Elephant Grass: One of The Few Plants that Grows Only In...

Plant that grows of the savannas has the ability to survive even in periods of drought because of the long root that is connected...
Books

Western Relationship Books Cannot Solve Relationship Dispute in Africa

A good number of African people mostly those that have traveled beyond the shores of the African continent pride themselves of reading relationship books...
African attires

African Attire should not be seen as informal in African work...

I have been through organizational rules, and there is nothing as pricking as knowing that attire or styles made of African fabrics are not...
Traditional and white wedding

Understanding The Difference Between Traditional and White Wedding

In this first part of a new series, the writer is focused on writing in clear terms, without any form of ambiguity the difference...

Islamic religion entered African continent in 7th century

African Islam is not static in nature and is constantly being reshaped by prevalent social, economic, and political conditions. In general, Islam in Africa...

Being a feminist in Africa, do you think it’s right or...

Wondering how values clash, I came across this piece and wondered how lovely it would be in the heart of Stephanie Kimou, the writer....
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What palm wine means to Eastern Nigerians

Palm wine in Igbo land comes in two sources: Nkwu (palm tree) - the source of the palm wine known as "Mmanya Nkwu", and...

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