Religion

Top 10 Oldest Mosques in Africa

Al-Nagashi mosque is the oldest mosque in Africa. The mosque was established in Negash Ethiopia in the 7th century.

Larabanga Mosque: the Oldest Mosque in Ghana Is over 600 Years Old

Ghana’s Larabanga Mosque is the oldest mosque in Ghana and one of the oldest in West Africa. The mosque which is located in the Islamic town of Larabanga, is built in the Sudanese architectural style

The Traditional Religious Beliefs of the Serer People of West Africa

The Serer religion, or a ƭat Roog ("the way of the Divine"), is the original religious beliefs, practices, and teachings of the Serer people of Senegal in West Africa.

The Traditional Creation Story of the Mandé Peoples of Western Africa

The Traditional Creation Story of the Mandé Peoples of Western Africa; and each pair became the four elements, the four directions, as corners in the framework of the world's creation.

Biblical Justification for Slavery: Interpreting the Curse of Ham

The biblical story of Genesis 9:20-27 has always left more readers confused than informed. Like the story of Job and many Old Testament stories, this passage is recklessly prone to personal interpretations. The danger being that it can be...

The Creation Story of Mbombo, a God From Central Africa Who Vomited the Universe

In the beginning, Mbombo was alone, darkness and primordial water covered all the earth. It would happen that Mbombo came to feel an intense pain in his stomach, and then Mbombo vomited the sun, the moon, and stars.

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...

Genna: An Ethiopian Christmas Celebrated On January 7th

While those in Nigeria, West Africa, and much of Africa celebrate the birth of Christ in December 25th, there are roughly 37 million Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia for whom January 7 is the traditional day of celebration. Ethiopia which is...

US Blacklists Nigeria over Religious Freedom

The US has added Nigeria to a list of countries for which Washington is especially concerned about threats to religious freedom.
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Top 15 Most Populated Cities In Africa, 2021

Lagos is the most populous city in Africa with a population exceeding 24 million. It is one of just two cities with a population of more than 20 million, with Cairo being the second.
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