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Maafe: African Peanut Stew

Original article published at TasteAtlas.This traditional stew, occasionally also referred as a sauce or soup, is enjoyed throughout the West and Central Africa, but it is believed it originated...
David Koloane

Renowned South African Artist David Koloane Passed Away, Aged 81

It is with great sadness that we announce David Koloane has died, aged 81. He passed away last night at his home in Johannesburg.David Koloane was born in Alexandra,...
Queen Nefertiti

Great Ancient African Queens

In the ancient world, Africa was home to some of the world's best leaders. Among those leaders were queens that led their kingdoms with precision and power. Their leadership has left an...
Himba Woman

A History Of African Women’s Hairstyles

Hair played a significant role in the culture of ancient African civilizations. It symbolized one's family background, social status, spirituality, tribe, and marital status.
Youth day

Why Do South Africans Mark Youth Day?

Today, June 16th, Youth Day, is a public holiday to honour those who lost their lives in the fight for equality in the country.Youth Day in South Africa is commemorated every year on...
Tanzania Namibia

Tanzania President Magufuli Takes Kiswahili To Namibia

President John Magufuli has assured his Namibian counterpart Dr Hage Geingob that Tanzania was ready to offer teachers and Kiswahili books to the southern African country.According to a statement released by the Directorate of...
Kiswahili in South Africa

South Africa Introduces Kiswahili In Schools After MoU With Kenya

South African schools will start teaching Kiswahili language following an agreement between Pretoria and Nairobi on Thursday, it has emerged.This precedes Thursday's meeting in which the Cabinet Secretary of Education Prof George Magoha and...
Stone Cross

Germany To Return 15th-Century Seafarer Cross To Namibia

A German museum was to announce Friday it would restitute to Namibia a key 15th-century navigation landmark erected by Portuguese explorers, as part of Berlin’s efforts to face up to its colonial...
National Museum of Ethiopia - Ethiopia

Ten Must-Visit African Museums

If you want to learn more about the history and origins of a place or a country, museums always offer enlightening insight through a collection of artefacts and other objects. Africa is home to...
Ndolé

Ndolé: Cameroonian National Dish

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Ndolé is one of the two national dishes of Cameroon, traditionally made with boiled bitterleaf, peanuts, and melon seeds. Seasoned with spices and hot oil,...
Mekanova Gallery

Undiscovered Canvas, Mekanova Gallery Cannes Launch African Art Residency In The French Riviera

Mekanova Gallery in partnership with Undiscovered Canvas today announced the first visual arts residency program for talented South African artist, Giggs Kgole. The residency program is aimed at inspiring young African artists...
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Telling The African Story

Komla Dumor is one of the most recognised faces voices at the British Broadcasting Corporation. After a successful career in journalism in this native Ghana where he was named journalist of the...
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