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?
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 […]
We took a look at the best athletes from Mozambique and compiled a list of the ten who made the biggest impact. Mozambique is a beautiful country, with a long coastline along the Indian Ocean, blessed with beautiful beaches like Tofo, and beautiful offshore marine parks.
We take a look at the beautiful mosques in Morocco. Morocco truly is a beautiful country, with panoramic view ranging from the snow-covered peaks in the High Atlas mountain region to the never ending sand dunes of the Sahara, no person has ever gotten bored of this beautiful country.
These are some of the most popular Ugandan girl names to consider if you’re thinking of an African name for your soon to be newborn. Or if you’re just looking to find out more about different cultures and what some of the common girl names are in Uganda.
There are some very unique and amazing Sudanese boy names. Filled with meaning and soul, below you’ll find some of the more common and popular boy names in Sudan, ones that you may have already heard of; and others that may have you wondering if you should name your kid that.
Ethiopians love sports and will only continue to produce better athletes as the foundations for the different sports get better and better in the country. Famous for long distance running, but as you’re about to find out in this article, Ethiopians succeed in many other sports as well!
Feast on the best novels about Africa. Half of a Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2006) “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 […]
Nigeria is the most populated country in Africa. It has over 182 million people. The Nigerian people are very religious and spend a lot of time visiting churches or other places of worship to pray. There are a lot of churches in Nigeria. The country saw a significant growth in places to worship over the past 20 years also. There are churches representing Roman Catholic, Protestant, Eastern orthodox, as well as other Christian types.
Ghanaian writer Ayi Kwei Armah disrupted the African literary world with his first novel The Beautiful Ones are Not Yet Born in 1968. Initially published by Houghton Mifflin, literary giants, Heinemann African Writers Series republished it in 1969. The story gives us a unique perspective on the Ghana that emerged after independence.
Nairaland prides itself on collecting and presenting the best and most up-to-date news to Nigerians at home and abroad. The work of Nairaland’s editing team has made it one of the best entertainment sites on the continent.
Feeling bored? Here are ten of the most popular African TV Shows to keep you entertained. Look them up and join the conversation. Another Must Read: Top 10 African Movie Directors Most Popular African TV Shows – Top 10 The Wild – South Africa The Wild is one of Africa’s TV shows that gives viewers a […]
Here are ten of the most beautiful traditional African wedding attires. It is good to remember and appreciate them as more people are option for European wear.
The African continent is home to the Nollywood, the third largest movie industry in the world, the South African and Kenyan cinemas and Gollywood. It is only fair that they will produce some of the best African movies of all time. Eat some popcorn as you peruse this list and hopefully check out a couple […]
It’s flavorful and unique texture provide quite an experience for your taste buds; step into our kitchen and experience the best South African food.
Imagine having a shoe that charges your cell phone as you walk, jog or run. You cannot quite imagine it can you? Well 24 year old Kenyan inventor Anthony Mutua went further than just imagining.
Traveling to a country in Africa anytime soon? Make sure the following things are in your suitcase: Mosquito Repellents – Mosquito borne diseases are very common in Africa Prophylactics – HIV/AID prevalence on the the continent is no joke. Filter – Do not drink dirty water Vaccines – While these may not be able to […]
Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light. – Vera Nazarian Here are some books that will offer much in sight in to the history of South Africa and its people. Books Every South African Should Read – Top 10 #10 – Selected Stories: Nadine […]
Egypt is where it all began so it is only fair that they are one of the most technologically advanced countries in Africa. Egyptian inventions range from the calendar and clocks to boats and ships.
Tech companies are very profitable. Here is a list of African businessmen who have accumulated wealth from investing in tech companies.
The minaret of the Hassan II Mosque or the Grande Mosque allows the mosque to be the second tallest of all buildings in Africa. At 210 meters and 60 storeys tall, the minaret is the tallest religious structure in the world.
If you are a sports fan, then you might just like to know a little information about some of the biggest sports stadiums in Africa. They are home venues of a number of African football clubs and host a number of international matches annually.
Aardvarks looks like small pigs with just longer snouts, don’t you think? Their name in Africaans means “earth pig.” They have body parts found on pigs, kangaroos, rabbits but genetically they are not linked to any of these animals. It is however related to the tenrec.
African fashion designers are making waves on the international fashion scene. They are choosing to put a modern spin on traditional African fabrics and accessories. Their well-crafted pieces are in demand all over the world and are favorites of celebrities like Michelle Obama and Lupita Nyong’o. Here are ten of Africa’s top designers who are […]
Corruption in Africa is so prevalent in some countries, that the citizens joke about it on the regular. It influences the judicial system, award jobs, limits freedom.
Countries in Africa have had good and bad leaders in their history. This list consists of ten of the greatest leaders that the continent has ever seen. Related: 10 African Heroes You Should Know About During their tenures, they fought for the freedom of their respective countries, they worked to boost the economy and improve the […]
Black Coffee is the hottest DJ in South Africa at the moment. He has made a name for himself on the international scene with his electronic dance albums. His album Africa Rising was certified double platinum in 2012.
Lagos is said to be Nigeria’s largest and richest city. Lagos was the capital of Nigeria up until 1972. Today Lagos is a very bustling city that is home to a number of large corporations. Actors and musicians who want to make it in the music or film industry usually journey to this city.
These are the countries with the highest populations of white Africans. It is sometimes forgotten that many white people stayed in Africa for hundred of years.
Africa has a hip-hop industry comparable to that of the US. Here are a popular list of the ten best African rappers to come out of the African continent.
Have you ever found yourself wondering about the net worth of your politicians? These are the richest presidents in Africa of past and present, shocking.
These are the most developed countries in Africa according to the Human Development Index (HDI) which measures indicators of achievement in key areas.
There are some pretty big countries in Africa. We put together a comprehensive list of all the African nations to discover the largest country in Africa.
These are the highest mountains in Africa. Inside you’ll find a comprehensive list of the tallest African mountain peaks, ready for a climbing adventure yet?
Africa is made up of 54 countries with over 1.2 billion people. According to statista.com, the African continent contains 16.22% of the world’s population and is the second most populous continent.
Inside you will find 15 species whos survival literally depends on human nature changin. These are the mos endangered animals in Africa who need our help.
Did you know that in the past 18 years black billionaires in the world went from zero to twelve? Find out more about the richest black people in the world.
Africa has some of the biggest and smallest countries in the world. Inside we look at the smallest countries in Africa and offer some insights into their makeup.
They say Sidi Bou Said is a tourist trap but its beach could keep me ransom any day. The calm blue water of the Mediterranean bordered by the whitest of sands is known for its beauty worldwide.
Bùkólá Asa Elemide’s incredible voice has made her one of Nigeria’s most renowned celebrities. Born in France and raised in Nigeria, Asa was inspired by the likes of Fela Kuti and Bob Marley.
Tanzanian actress, film writer and producer Jennifer Kyaka used her smile to enamour herself to Tanzanians when she first burst onto the acting scene in 2005. She is now a household name in Tanzania and is very in demand for acting roles.
Inside we take a look at all of the West African countries, what is considered West Africa, and provide some interesting information on each of the nations.
North Africa is the land of Arab-Berbers and deserts. Inside we list out all the North African countries and look into each nations history and culture.
The East African country of Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world with over 100 million people. The small agriculture sector employs 85% of the population. Crops produced for export include coffee and cereals.
Because of the prevalence of aids in Africa, false statements get bandied around. Here are 10 factual statements about HIV/AIDS in Africa and other diseases
Every wonder about the poorest country in Africa, and what life there must be like? We put together this list of the 10 poorest African countries to show you.
Nigerian cuisine offers tasty, spicy and very succulent dishes for one to gorge on. This lists consists of some of the most popular Nigerian food to try.
On a normal day in traffic, a person observing will see that many of the cars seen made in China, the United States of America, Japan, Germany and South Korea but will rarely see a car that was made in an African country.
Producing 2,525,000 barrels of oil per day, Nigeria is Africa’s largest petroleum producer, the 6th largest producer in the world and the 8th largest exporter of oil.
We put together a list of the ten most beautiful African flags. The flags of these African nations will have you deep in though at just a short glance.