The 12 interesting facts about Lesotho that we have provided herein fall extremely short of the heights of this highland nation. There is more to learn about Lesotho and these 12 facts are simply the keys.
Rich cultural tradition, magnificent landscape, and entrepreneurial spirit make Togo an African giant. We have compiled 12 interesting facts about Togo to enable you to have a slice of knowledge of this West African country.
Burundi is one of the oldest nation-states in East and Central Africa. Monarchism, colonialism, coups, civil wars, and genocides have all been tests of the resilience of this tiny nation. The 12 interesting facts provided herein are just but a tip of the iceberg awaiting you to explore.
The wealth of Guinea rests in not only its diverse mineral resources but also its authentic culture, delicious cuisine, pristine beaches and scenic landscape. The 12 interesting facts about Guinea are just but a key to unlock the wealth of knowledge that you ought to experience through your physical presence.
Ghana is a land of great feats. Ancient kingdoms, great natural wealth, witty talents, rich culture and chocolate tradition, all make it a unique world heritage. These 12 interesting facts offer a glimpse into this renowned yet largely unexplored treasure along the gold coast.
The rich West African cultural heritage can only remain unexplored by not paying a visit to Benin. Nonetheless, the 12 interesting facts about Benin offer you a tip of this giant historical iceberg that awaits you to explore.
Gabon has unique biodiversity, demographic and economic features that would trigger anyone’s curiosity to explore more about it. We have condensed 12 interesting facts about this Central African country to rise up your curiosity for further exploration.
Guinea-Bissau is a land of rich cultural heritage, rich biodiversity, and extreme political contrasts. The 12 interesting facts provided in this article grants a candle in the dark that beckons you to explore more about this unique West African land.
Ivory Coast is famous for its ivory, cocoa, and rich culture, among others. The 11 facts provided herein gives you a glimpse into this famous jewel of West Africa as it begins to reinvigorate its past glory.
The riches of Equatorial Guinea are far bigger than its tiny size. There are so many amazing things uniquely found in this small West African country. The 12 facts compiled about Equatorial Guinea are just a tip of the greater iceberg that awaits your visit.
Namibia is a land of many wonders. The 12 facts about Namibia captured herein are just but a tip of what you ought to encounter on your visit to Namibia. There is so much more that you can only discover while there.
Eritrea is a land of plenty. Its rich natural heritage, scenic desert beaches, marine sports sites and unique flora and fauna simply makes a great magnetic attraction. Here are 12 Facts about Eritrea for you to enjoy.
The Central African Republic is a microcosmic replica of Africa. It has a rich natural wealth, beautiful flora and fauna, and highly hospitable people. The 11 facts compiled are just but a glimpse of what awaits you when you visit this uniquely great nation.
The western world has many misconceptions about Africa. Most of these are due to lack of information. We have highlighted the 25 most common of these misconceptions and factually debunked them. Read and get to learn more about Africa.
Togo is a deeply religious West African country with beautiful churches, mosques and temples. To appreciate Togolese culture requires an understanding of their religions. We have provided 10 beautiful churches and mosques for you to explore.
Libya is a North African country within the Sahara desert steeped in history. It is the fourth largest country in Africa with a population of 6.4 million people. Learn more about this fascinating country with these 11 interesting facts.
Mozambique is a Portuguese-speaking country with some of the world’s most pristine wildlife parks and beautiful serene beaches. Its people have a rich culture and wonderful cuisine. There is so much to learn about Mozambique and these 12 amazing facts are just but a tip of the iceberg.
Morocco is the only kingdom remaining in the entire North Africa. It is one of the only two countries in the world that share both Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean. These are just but a few of the 12 interesting facts about Morocco, which we have provided in this article that you ought to know.
Madagascar is a large island country with a unique biodiversity. It is a melting pot of Afro-Australasian cultures. There is so much that you ought to know about Madagascar. We could only afford to pick 13 facts just to give you a glimpse of this fascinating land.
Mali is a country with a long history and great ancient civilization. The best way to understand West Africa’s heritage is to know about Mali. In this article, we have provided 11 interesting facts about Mali that serves as a stepping-stone to learning more about Mali.
These are the most popular boy names in Benin. African boy names have meanings hidden deep beneath the sound, find out some of them inside.
Sierra Leone is a diverse cultural nation. It has very beautiful girls who are good-natured and well mannered. Each of the African girl names in Sierra Leone has a unique meaning. We have provided the 10 most popular girl names to help you understand their respective meanings.
Somali sports activities continue to usher new top-rated athletes. We have created a list of the 10 ten athletes so that you can an opportunity to know them and appreciate their endeavors in bringing honor to their country.
Tunisia offers more than the soft sunny Mediterranean sand beaches. It has historical sites, Sahara Desert, and welcoming people. We have compiled the 10 places to see in Tunisia to help you plan your visit
The Democratic Republic of Congo is home to the oldest national park in Africa and have had human inhabitants as early as 90,000 years ago. Curious? Find out more with these 12 facts.
If you are looking for a country in Africa to learn about, Malawi “the warm heart of Africa”, should interest you. Home of the world’s first freshwater national park, Malawi has much to its history and beauty. Discover more about Malawi with these 12 fascinating facts.
What is Egypt without the mention of Pyramids, Pharaohs and the River Nile? There is much more to this great country than just that – find out with these 12 interesting facts about Egypt.
Liberia is the country of origin of popular media queen and philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey. It is also the second largest black republic and home of spectacular beaches. Read these 12 facts about Liberia.
Wouldn’t you like to learn about the third lowest point on Earth? And also to explore the rich coral reefs along the coastline of Djibouti? Check out these these 12 facts about the wonderful Djibouti.
Read about ten talented Chadian women who brought recognition to themselves and their country. They followed their passion and became the most popular actresses and singers from Chad.
Zambia has had many great athletes, some who are still living legends. These are athletes across a number of sports such as boxing, football, tennis, and athletics. Here are ten among the many that Zambia has to offer.
African Scientists are also able to stand on the same platform as the foreign scientists. Senegal have birthed some of this special Africans. Below are ten unique Senegalese scientists
From Victoria Falls to the pools of Northern Zimbabwe, there are many natural and man-made Africa tourist spots that can be found in Zimbabwe, a country also known as the jewel of Africa. Here are ten that will amaze you.
Beautiful churches are not only in the papacy or in Europe. There are some impressive religious structures in Malawi. We have presented ten beautiful churches, mosques, missions and temples for your reading pleasure.
Angola has unique wildlife and many more fascinating facts. Check out twelve of them here and add Angola to your travel list.
“The Melting pot of Africa” is one of the names Cameroon is called – have a look at these twelve fun facts to see why.
Wouldn’t you love to visit an archipelago with ten islands? There are many more facts that Cape Verde has that will intrigue you.
Botswana boasts of diamonds, beautiful sunset, wildlife, golden sands of the Kalahari desert and much more in the twelve fun facts listed here
It is not often you witness a camel race – you can enjoy that and many more in Chad. Discover the twelve fun facts about this interesting country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Africa is rich with tales of mysterious creatures. Oral tradition is strong on the continent, and these are the ten mysterious monsters that still live on.
Africa has had its fair share of serial killers, although many were not documented due to lack of forensic and modern means of investigating that will have uncovered patterns that are usually attributed to serial killing.
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.
Ethiopia is a very unique and interesting country, these twelve fun facts about Ethiopia will have you wondering how much a plane ticked to Africa costs.
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.
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.
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.