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  • Interesting Facts About Kenya
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    12 Interesting Facts About Kenya

    Kneyans pass down traditions and beliefs in the form of stories, songs and poems. Story telling or reciting poems is an important part of every Kenya event, fromweddings to funerals. In the evenings, children gather to listen to supernatural or moral stories from their parent. Oral tradition is so ingrained in Kenyansthat they sing as they work on the farm, do housework and other daily activities. More

  • Interesting Facts About Zambia
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    12 Interesting Facts About Zambia

    Even though the country has had some western influences, paying lobola or bride price is still a common practice. When a man and woman decide to get married, several meetings are arranged between the bride to be parents and the potential groom’s go-between or Shibukombe. After several meetings, the go-between pays the family of the woman the lobola. In the olden days, cattle would be accepted but now families prefer that the lobola be cash. The lobola signifies that the man is grateful to the parents for growing the woman. More

  • Interesting Facts About Uganda

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    12 Interesting Facts About Uganda

    By law, vehicles are supposed to drive on the left-hand side of the road in Uganda. One would however, advise you to be careful as foreign motorists who have traveled on Ugandan road advise that Ugandans do not heed to this rule. The drive on the side which suits them the most or in the middle. The roads of the capital city especially can be very crazy so be extremely cautious if you plan to drive anywhere in Uganda. More

  • Interesting Facts About Algeria

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    12 Interesting Facts About Algeria

    A large per cent of the country’s earnings comes from its exportation of hydrocarbons. Algeria is the sixth largest exporter of natural gas and has the 10 largest natural gas reserve in the world. Algeria’s significant revenue from its fossil fuels export classifies the country as an upper middle income country. More

  • Interesting Facts About Gambia
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    11 Interesting Facts About Gambia

    Some persons collect dolls, others collect postcards but the former Gambian President collects titles. The Gambian President Yahya Jammeh ever since taking office gave to himself a number of titles. There is no explanation of the Sheikh title but it is alleged that the President bestowed upon himself Professorship after saying that he found the cure for AIDS and several other diseases. The Doctor title he assumed after being awarded an honorary Doctor of Civil Laws by the Canadian St Mary’s University in Halifax in 1999. Succeeding presidents also have to take on these titles therefore the official title of a Gambian president is Sheikh Professor Doctor President. More

  • Best National Football Teams in African History

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    Best National Football Teams in African History – Top 10 Most Successful

    As early as the 1950s, Ghana had a national football team representing them in the international association of football. Governed by the Ghana Football Association, the oldest football association in Africa, the Ghana national football team is most popularly known as the Black Stars. They get their name from the Black Star of Africa in the Ghanaian flag. More

  • Yaya Toure- Richest African Footballers Ever
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    Richest African Footballers Ever – Top 10

    Ghanaian Suleyman Ali “Sulley” Muntari currently plays as a central midfielder for Italian club Pescara. At the age of 16, Munatri was already a part of the Ghana under-20 team. This team finished in second place at the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship in Argentina, losing out to Argentina in the final. After this he joined the Italian team Udinese. More

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    Hottest Actors in South Africa – Top 10

    Sdumo Mtshali, in 2010, won the first season of the SABC1 reality competition Class Act, in 2010 and immediately shot to fame. With his victory came many spoils. Later in the year, SABC1 casted him in the leading role in their drama series, Intersexions. More

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    Must See Places When Visiting Egypt – Top 10

    Remember that life is not the amount of breaths you take but the moments that take your breath away. Live life and take that trip to Egypt. Do not forget to send me a postcard.  A Postcard? Do people still send postcards? More

  • Most Popular African Clothing Brands - Top 10
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    Popular African Clothing Brands – Top 10

    Shopping for African Clothing? Ready to walk into a room and turn heads? With eye catching designs from some of the best clothing brands in Africa, you’re bound to do just that! African style is unique, it’s traditional yet hip, it’s bold, it’s proud, and best of all, it’s super stylish! Here are Some of […] More

  • Best Novels about Africa
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    Best Novels About Africa – Top 10

    Half of a Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2006) Feast on the best novels about Africa. “Among the Igbo the art of conversation is regarded very highly, and proverbs are the palm-oil with which words are eaten.” ― Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart Written by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun was published […] More

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