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African Day Parade

The Year Of Return For African Diaspora

In the heart of Accra, Ghana’s capital, just a few meters from the United States embassy, lie the tombs of W. E. B. Du Bois, a great African-American civil rights leader, and his wife,...
Akan Proverbs

The Meaning Behind Akan Proverbs

Culture plays a big role in what we feel, how we identify these feelings and what we do to deal with our emotions. So, those raised in more “macho” cultures may be more likely to suppress...
Oliver Mtukudzi

Tribute To Oliver Mtukudzi – Zimbabwe’s Man With The Talking Guitar

Musician Oliver Mtukudzi, who died at the age of 66, was a great cultural ambassador for Zimbabwe. Known to his fans as Tuku, he was a cultural icon for the southern African country. His...
African games

Best African Games For Children To Play

These days, “child’s play” seems to be about online gaming, from Playstations to Nintendos. But many might recall the days when children congregated outdoors, playing their favourite games in the street. They were free...

Seven Typical Tunisian Dishes You Must Try

Tunisians love to eat, but not as much as they love to feed their guests. If you're invited to a Tunisian home for dinner, you'll be regaled with a variety of heartwarming and palate-pleasing...
Understanding Africa

Understanding Africa: Our Beautiful Continent in Five Maps

For many, Africa holds a special place in our hearts. It is the birthplace of our species; an epic landscape stuffed with biodiversity and humankind’s oldest traditional practices. It is impossible not to hold...

Zambia And Zimbabwe Offer Land To African Union For First SADC Multi-Billion Dollar Wakanda...

Zimbabwe and Zambia have offered 2,000 and 132 hectares of land respectively around the Victoria Falls area── which borders the two countries── for the construction of the Wakanda One Village.The project will serve as...
Ladob

Ladob A Seychellois Based Dish

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Ladob is a Seychellois dish based on plantains, breadfruit, and cassava. It can be prepared in sweet or savory versions. The dessert version is prepared by boiling plantains or cassava in...
African Bead Work

Inside Look At African Bead Work

In Africa, beads are of great cultural and social significance. Beads are more than just fancy accessories for adornment and decoration, they are symbolic relics with prominent roles in society, spirituality and even sexuality...
Kampala

How To Spend 24 Hours In Kampala, Uganda

Kampala is the sprawling capital city of Uganda with an estimated 2.5 million people. Located in the southern-central part of the country, Kampala is bustling with people, life, and culture.If you are traveling to...
Cachupa

Sample Cachupa From Cape Verde

Original article published at TasteAtlas.This slow-cooked corn (hominy) and bean stew is made with vegetables (plantains, sweet potatoes, squash, and yams), meat (marinated pork, chorizo sausages, or tuna), and spices (bay leaves, garlic, and pimento)....
Nyama Choma

Nyama Choma: Nairobi Meat Dish

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Nyama choma is Kenya's unnoficial national dish, meaning barbecued meat in the Swahili language.The meat is usually goat or beef, served roasted throughout the country, from roadside shacks to fine restaurants. It is...
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