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religious structures in Africa

10 Religious Structures in Africa

How many religious structures in Africa do you know? Recent years have seen a rapid mushrooming of religious institutions across Africa as more people grow in their faith or start a new life as...
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South Africa’s Greatest Fossil Discoveries Showcased

Homo naledi and Australopithecus sediba fossils will be on display internationally for the first timeThe University of Witwatersrand (Wits University), the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in the U.S....
Githeri

Githeri: A Kenyan Staple Food

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Githeri is a Kenyan staple food consisting of beans and maize that are stewed with onions, tomatoes, and sometimes potatoes or meat chunks. The stew...
Christiansborg Castle

Resistance And Collaboration: Asameni And The Keys To Christiansborg Castle In Accra

“Yes, you can see the keys. But, you must make an appointment and come back another day. After all, now that we know who you are, for all we know, you may...
MAAFE

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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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