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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...

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...
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...

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