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5 Bizarre Cultural Practices From Around Africa

You think you've seen weird, wait until you read these 5 Most Bizarre Cultural Practices From Around Africa. 1. "Ka'el" Of all the traditional ceremonies of the bodi tribe of Ethiopia, none is more fascinating and weird than the “Ka’el” festival...

Top 10 Smallest Countries in Africa by Land Area

The Republic of Seychelles is a country roughly 1500km off the coast of East Africa. And It is the smallest country in Africa.

7 Significance And Uses Of The African Waist Beads

Waist beads also called Ileke by the Yorubas are a traditional African accessory that are made from small pieces of glass, plastic, wood, or metal which are pierced and strung together. They are worn around the waist/hips mostly by females.

Female Slave Traders: Meet Niara Bely, the African Queen Who Doubled as a Slave Trader in the 1800s

Niara Bely Also known as Elizabeth Bailey Gomez, was a African queen who also doubled as a slave trader in nineteenth-century Guinea.

Top 10 Youngest Presidents In Africa (Updated: 2021)

In recent years there has been a subtle surge of politicians in their 30s and 40s winning leadership roles in Africa, one of them is Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed who at 44 is the youngest president in Africa, He is...

African Culture: The Wodaabe Tribe Wife Stealing Festival

The Wodaabe tribe is a small subgroup of the Fulani ethnic group. They are traditionally nomadic cattle-herders and traders in the Sahel, with migrations stretching from southern Niger, through northern Nigeria, northeastern Cameroon , southwestern Chad, and the western...

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Becomes First Female Head of World Trade Organization

Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed to head the World Trade Organization as it seeks to to resolve disagreements over how it decides cases involving billions in sales and thousands of jobs.

Abuna Yemata Guh: The Most Inaccessible Place of Worship on Earth is Located in Ethiopia

At 2,500 feet, Ethiopa's 'Abuna Yemata Guh' is arguably the most inaccessible place of worship on earth, carved into the side of a cliff, with a sheer drop of 650 feet on all sides. Abuna Yemata Guh is a monolithic...

Gregory Dow: US Missionary Jailed for Abusing Underage Girls at Orphanage he Founded in Kenga

A US missionary has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for abusing underage girls in an orphanage in Kenya. In early 2008, Mr. Dow and his family moved to Kenya to start an orphanage, which became known...

Forbes: Top 5 Richest People in Egypt 2021: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to 2021 Forbes ranking, Nassef Onsi Sawiris is the richest person in Egypt. His net-worth is estimated at $8.5 billion.

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