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Africa’s Stolen Artefacts

A Look at Africa’s Stolen Artefacts

The list of things that the colonisers took away from Africa is endless. One priceless piece of our identity that was wickedly snatched from us is our artefacts that are now scattered all over...
Africa’s Deep History Museums

Africa’s Deep History Museums

Africa is a continent of deep history and culture. Thanks to Africa's deep history museums people can learn of past events that shaped the continent. Significant historical events have shaped the continent into what...
Ghana fantasy coffins

How Fantasy Coffins are Creating a Unique Farewell

Have you seen Ghana Fantasy Coffins? When the passing of a family member or an esteemed person in the Ga community of southern Ghana occurs, their life is celebrated as per the Ga customs,...
misconceptions and stereotypes about Africa

10 Common Misconceptions And Stereotypes About Africa

When you travel out of Africa and meet individuals who have never been to the continent, most of the time they tend to have certain perceptions that depict the continent in ways that are...

June – A Month of Independence

The month of June comes with many celebrations. Here in Africa, the month of June is important in the calendar of many nations as it marks an end to an era and to a new beginning, a...
indigenous tribes

Get to Know Africa’s Indigenous Tribes Who Have Preserved Their Cultures for Centuries

Africa is one of the continents still with indigenous tribes who still maintain their cultures. These are two of the many inventions that have come to define our modern society. But, somewhere in remote areas...
African Culture And Social Media

African Culture And Social Media: The Parallels

At the core of the African culture is the idea of community. Since time immemorial, Africans have always championed the concept of collectiveness in their trading, sharing, and even storytelling.  In the 21st century,...
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10 Greetings in 10 Languages

Africa is home to the highest linguistic diversity in the world with over 1500 different languages. Even though the continent has a wide range of languages, the principal languages found across all 54 countries include...
Lemohang-Rakotsoane

Debunking The Myths, Stereotypes, And The Status Quo By Curating New African Narratives

For decades, the mass media in the world has packaged and depicted a disturbing pattern on African life. This pattern always highlights poverty, corruption, conflict, and disease as the defining factors of life on this...
Kruger National Park

10 Ways To Say “I Love You”, In South Africa

It's important to do something out of the ordinary to show affection to the one you love. Whether you’re in need of things to do for Valentine’s Day or any other day for that...

Big City Life: Lagos, Nigeria

It doesn’t get much bigger than Lagos, the largest city in Africa’s most populous country. We take you on a 24-hour tour (through the eyes of a local) of the former capital that is...
african storytelling

The Importance of African Storytelling in Film

Years a Slave, Blood Diamond, Tsotsi, and the most recent Queen of Katwe; have gone on global screens, showing the often distorted African story with authenticity and dignity. It's an exciting time for African...
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