Society & Culture

Top 7 Reasons why Most Africans (blacks) Can’t Swim

The African continent is blessed with an overabundance of rivers, lakes, and oceans. However, more than 70% of Africans can't swim. Why is that you may ask? Well, Below are Top 7 reasons why Africans can't swim Most of the...

7 Really Sad Facts About Africa’s Witch Children

The occurence of witch-hunts in Sub-Saharan Africa is not a new story, but the problem is reportedly "on the rise", and this is partly due to religion, poverty, and sheer hatred. Below are 7 really sad facts about Africa's witch...

7 Enlightening Facts About The Infamous Ethiopian Mingi (cursed) Children

Many of the tribes in the remote Omo Valley in Southwest Ethiopia live a peaceful and subsistence lifestyle. However, fear and superstition - like the belief in mingi (cursed) children -  still exist in the valley. Below are 7 enlightening...

Top 7 Of The Worst Jobs In Africa

There are good jobs and there are worst jobs below are the 7 of the worst jobs you can find in Africa. 1. Zama Zamas Zama zamas are illegal miners that are found mostly in South Africa. This zama zamas swarm...

7 Ancient Cultural Practices That Are Still Prevalent In Some Parts Of Africa

Africa is known to have a very rich culture, some of this cultural practices are not so bad, while there are some that are outrightly inhumane and need to be put to stop. Here is a list of 7...

7 Popular Dreams And Their Fetish African Interpretation

Dream interpretation in africa is totally different from the way foreigners interpret theirs (read: 7 common dreams and their western meaning). In africa eating in a dream is considered to be a very bad thing as it is believed...

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...

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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.