While we offer tea to guests in order to make a good first impression this tribe goes a step further, as husbands offer their wives to visiting people and friends.
Waistbeads have been an important accessory worn by women all over the world for various reasons. However, their origin is traced back to the African community, especially those with kingdoms like Nigeria and Ghana where women in the royal families wore them and people would use the different patterns, sizes, quality and length to diffentiate their status. Though it’s still being frowned upon by some people who see it as charms and a tool to enslave men and make them part with their hard-earned money. They
Africa is the second largest Continent in the world after Asia and is also the second - most populous after Asia.Africa has a high birth rate and may even overtake Asia in years to come interms of population.
Thomas Sankara as the president of one of the poorest countries in the world believed fervently that Burkina Faso could learn to sustain itself without foreign aid. He refused aid packages from the International Monetary Fund that, he said, came with strings attached. Sankara’s main vision for the landlocked West African country was simple; eliminate corruption and end the French dominance. To begin the country’s new era, he renamed the country from the French colonial Upper Volta to Burkina Faso, meaning
The Bijago of Guinea Bissau In one of the many islands that belong to the West African nation of Guinea Bissau, a community that defies the very basic of African nature, patriarchy, resides. The Bijagos live a life that most Africans would find odd. In this community, women rule the roost. A Bijago ceremony The community that numbers around 33,000 lives in a collection of 20 neighbouring islands. They survive on subsistence farming where the women control the economy. They own the land and control when and how
Ankara has become one of the most fashionable outfit in Kenya. The countries abroad have also embraced this form of clothing and it is really doing well with them. Ankara and kitenge have been of old in the Kenyan culture, as well as some West African countries such as Nigeria. Traditionally, it was the dressing for adult males and females, but that is no longer the in today's world because even the youngest kid alive can be adorned with Ankara outfit. This is way much advantageous. Ankara and kitenge guarantees
Bukayo Saka is undoubtedly one of the greatest young talents in the EPL, the teenager has been voted Arsenal MVP player for a record 4 times in a space of 10 Months.
Ankara also known as kitenge or chitenge is an East African, Central African and West African fabric similar to sarong. It is worn by women and wrapped around the chest or waist and head or used to carry babies. They are characterized by their bold colours, stylish patterns. Modern Ankara keeps getting better, more creative and top notch with its exquisite style, simplicity and comfort. They have also become popular as fashion statements in urban pop culture with youth in Africa. They can be incorporated in
Tom mboya This is perhaps one of the most popular statues in Nairobi.It was erected in 2011 in honour of Kenya' s cabinet minister, Tom Mboya who was assassinated on 5 July 1969.
Ghana has introduced an indigenous made uniforms for all schools in the country. The decision by the ministry of education makes the West African nation the first in Africa to bring in pure African school uniform. Many Kenyans have asked the government to go the Ghanaian route if it were to revitalize its textile industry. Below are some of the ankara made uniform. Below are some of the ankara made uniform Below are reactions of the netizens : Amarachi princess You're very behind, these has been there school
West African countries-precisely Nigeria and Ghana-are known for producing some of the best movies in the world.The film industry alias Nollywood is full beautiful and talented actresses in the globe.We are going to look at some of the top most beautiful actresses in the industry both veteran and currently active.Kindly click on the follow tab for more interesting articles if you aren't a follower yet. 1.Juliet Ibrahim.She is a Ghanian veteran actress, movie producer and labanese singer born on 3rd March 1986.
Cassava Leaves Soup Recipe By PRISMART @chefheadi In Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea this stew is part of meals almost every day.Cassava leaves soup is also called Saka Saka or Pondu.It can be made with peanut butter or coconut milk.
The Coronavirus situation in the world right now is very alarming as many people continue to grapple with the Coronavirus ever since the disease found its way to the world. The unique thing about this disease is that it kills everybody without discriminating. Yes, you heard me right, it kills both the poor and the rich without discriminating. Just look at the many prominent personalities who have succumbed to the virus, are they all from one social class? It kills both poor people and rich people like the leaders,
The Giraffe creature is an African terrestrial mammal while also holds the tittle of being the tallest animal ever seen in the world. They are classified into six , the Massai giraffe, Kordafan giraffe,West African giraffe, Roth's child giraffe, Reticulated giraffe and lastly the Northern giraffe.They are fond of having the most amazing characteristics that make them more interesting.Just by the look on the above photo it quite gives a clear indication they are gentle .Don't forget their beauty . Try imagine
An ebola virus. The health minister of Guinea Remy Lamah told the media that, "Four people have died of Ebola in Guinea in the first resurgence of the disease in five years." The first Ebola pandemic hit Guinea from 2013 to 2016 and left eleven thousand, three hundred people dead across the West African region. The Voice of America reported that one of the latest victims in Guinea was a nurse who fell ill in late January and was buried on February 1. The National Health Security Agency head Sakoba Keita announced
The way African parents have been having conversations about legacy with their children, at least in West African movies, is that the father is lying down on a dilapidated couch, he can barely breathe, and he is giving instructions to a bespectacled timid lawyer seated in a nearby pew on how to distribute his meagre wealth to his several children before he dies. The mother, his wife, is standing nearby already wearing black, uttering dark curses and some of this man's children are already crying with confused
Liberians will hold a referendum on Tuesday to reduce the president's term in office, a proposal in which opponents of President George Weah, meanwhile, are aiming to use the constitutional reform process to run again. In the vote, citizens will also be asked about the issue of dual citizenship, an issue that has sparked a heated debate in one of the world's poorest nations. Weah, a former football player, wants to reduce the president's term in office as well as reduce the number of lawmakers from 6 to 5 years
Have you ever felt limited by emojis because they don’t depict what’s familiar to the African culture? You are not alone. A 21-year-old from Ivory Coast faced the same challenge and took the bull by the horns. O’Plerou Grebet went ahead and designed over 350 downloadable emojis inspired by West African culture. The young man was limited by the European inspired emoji and wanted to create something that Africans can relate to. The images include an array of Ivory Coast foods, Africans making faces typical
Many girls have emulated the practice of wearing beads on their waist. According to some, this tradition started in West Africa and it has found it place in Kenya as well. This could be attributed to technology and social interactions. So, what is evil about these objects of beauty that make some people cringe at the mention of them? In Kenya, the sight of waist bids will make some men cringe with fear thinking that they are evil charms and tools for enslavement. On a historical perspective, waist beads are