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The Mountain Gorillas of Central Africa

There are about a thousand mountain gorillas remaining on Earth, and about half live in the forests of the Virunga mountains in central Africa. The mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) is one of the two subspecies of the eastern...

The Vivid Blue Houses of Morocco

Chefchaouen, a small town in northern Morocco, has a rich history, beautiful natural surroundings and wonderful architecture, but what it’s most famous for are the striking and vivid blue walls of many of the buildings in its “old town” sector, or medina.

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.

Nigerian Woman Put up for Sale on Facebook Refuses to Return Home

The Nigerian woman who was put up for sale on Facebook in Lebanon has refused to return home, and has instead negotiated a contract with another employer, according to the head of Nigeria's diaspora commission. The woman was listed for...

Nairobi, Cape Town Among the Best Cities Worldwide for Eco-friendly Getaway

Marrakesh, Cape Town and Nairobi are among the world’s best cities for an eco-friendly getaway, a new survey reveals. Tourlane With World Environment Day on June 5, the company wanted to shed some light on eco-friendly spots for travellers to...

“The Time When Everything Divided”; The Creation Story of The Kaluli Tribe

All cultures and religions have their creation stories. One creation story is of the Kaluli people who believe everything in the world was created to solve the problems of cold and hunger. The Kaluli are a clan of indigenous people...

100-Million-Year-Old “River Monster” Discovered Beneath Africa’s Sahara Desert

The first ever evidence of a dinosaur which swam, lived and hunted underwater has been discovered in the now-barren wilderness of the Saharan desert. Paleontologists have unearthed new fossils in southeastern Morocco that provide a deeper understanding of one of...

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...

African Countries That Speak Spanish

What are some Spanish speaking African countries and how and when did they adopt the language? There are more than 400 million native speakers of Spanish, making it the second most spoken languages in the world. Spanish is the third...

WHO Lists Nigeria, Ghana, 11 Others As Top-risk African Nations for Coronavirus

The World Health Organisation has identified 13 high- risk African countries for coronavirus. They are Algeria, Angola, Ivory Coast , DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius , Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. A statement from WHO said the identified...

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Ahead of US Election, Church in Nigeria Holds Special Procession For Trump

A church in Nigeria, the Living Christ Mission Inc. embarked on a street procession on Sunday, October 25 in...

Majority of the Used Cars Exported to Africa From Rich Countries Are ‘Dangerous and Dirty’ — UN Report

Millions of highly polluting used cars from rich countries are being "dumped" on developing nations, according to a UN report. Between 2015 and 2018, some...

The African Village Of Bazoule Where Crocodiles and Humans Live Side by Side in Peace

Crocodiles may be one of the deadliest most brutal creature in the animal kingdom, but in a small village of Bazoule in Burkina Faso...

Seychelles Presidential Election: Ruling Party Knocked From Power For The First Time Since 1977

Seychelles opposition candidate Wavel Ramkalawan has won the archipelago’s presidential election with 54.9 percent of valid votes cast, upsetting incumbent President Danny Faure. The...

How The Mokomokai Heads Of The Maori Tribesmen Became Valuable Trade Items During The 19th Century

The brain and eyes were removed from the severed heads, with all orifices sealed with flax fibre and gum. The head was then boiled...