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7 Things You Didn’t Know About The African Tribal Marks (A Dying Culture)

UoBelow are 7 things you didn’t know about the African tribal marks (A Dying Culture) 1. Some Tribal Marks Are Used For Protection Some tribal marks are drawn to provide the wearer with protection against all sorts of harm throughout their...

14 Weird African Superstitious Beliefs Ever

Superstitions is African, Africa is Superstitious. You can't separate the two. Here are 14 weird african superstitious beliefs ever. 1. Bird Shit Equals Riches In many parts of africa, it is believed that bird poop can get you riches as long as...

7 Significance And Uses Of The African Waist Beads

The African waist beads when worn properly are beautiful things but the problem is that they were very popular a couple of generations earlier, but these days, only a few people maintain the culture of adorning these beautiful beads...

The Top 7 Effective Ways To Reduce your life Expectancy And Die Young In Africa

There are so many articles (both online and offline) out there concerned with increasing life expectancy. So today I'm taking a totally different approach -- These are the top 7 most effective ways to reduce your life expectancy and...

14 Creepy Beliefs And Facts About The Ritualistic Killing of Albino’s In Tanzania

Persecution of people with albinism may occur for different reasons. One is based on the belief that certain body parts of albinistic people can transmit magical powers. Such superstition is present mostly in some parts of Sub-Saharan African communities,...

7 Things You Need To Know About The Chinese Virgin Boy Eggs

Here Are 7 things you need to know about the Chinese virgin boy eggs , a very weird but interesting culture. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5tk7t8QU454 1. Virgin Boy Eggs The virgin boy egg is a traditional delicacy of Dongyang, China made by cooking eggs in urine...

7 Dining Taboos in Africa

While eating in africa, there are some things that you just should not be caught doing. Below are 7 dining taboos in africa 1. You Don't Smell Your Food Why some people don't see anything wrong in smelling a plate of...

7 Of The Most Ridiculous Lawsuits Of All Time

From students suing their school, to a man suing himself, below are the 7 most ridiculous Lawsuits of all time. 1. Man who sued himself Robert Lee Brock was a prisoner in Virginia in 1995. One day, he decided to be...

7 Ridiculous Laws From Around Africa

Like every other continent on the planet, Africa too has its own ridiculous laws. With that said, below are 7 ridiculous laws from around africa. 1. In Swaziland, it is against the law for women to wear miniskirts and midriff-revealing...

Top 7 Of The Worst Prisons In Africa

While some prisons in Africa are actually quite nice with televisions, toilets, gym rooms, nice food etc, there are still numerous prisons in Africa that can be rightfully be referred to as “hell on Earth”. Below are 7 of...

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Ancient Egypt And Their Bizarre Method Of Pregnancy Detection

In Ancient Egypt, women suspected of being pregnant were made to urinate on barley and wheat seeds as a form of a pregnancy test. If the barley grew, it was a boy. If the wheat grew, it was a girl. If none grew, she was not pregnant.

“And The First Human Was Named Baatsi” — The Creation Story of The Efe Pygmies of DR Congo

The efe pygmies of DR Congo believe that a god named Arebate created the world and is the supreme being. He is identified with the forest, since everything is dependent on it.

World’s Rarest Gorillas Spotted in Nigeria for the First Time in Years

For the first time in years, the wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has captured images of group of rare gorillas with multiple infants in the mountains of southern Nigeria.

“The Aim is to Build” — France to Rename Streets After African World War 2 Heroes

France's armed forces ministry has provided local authorities with a 210-page booklet containing the names of 100 Africans who fought for France in World War Two, so that streets and squares may be named after them.

Javicia Leslie Becomes First Black Actress to Play Batwoman on TV

Javicia Leslie has become TV’s first black Batwoman. She is the new lead actress in the CW TV show’s second season. Leslie will play Ryan Wilder, a new character who will take over from Kate Kane.