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  • Kadealo, African Leader

    Remarkable African leaders that shaped history

    We all have some idea of leaders when we think of Africa as a whole and through its separate nations alone. With some really well-known, prolific names like Nelson Mandela at the forefront of people's minds when they think of African leaders, it's easy to let other important names fall by the wayside, but with so many nations and so many historical aspects to consider when thinking of great leaders, there are many who have come out of the continent. Here we look at the top ten greats, what they have done (or are doing), and a little about each. Courtesy of Africa Progress Panel/Flickr African Leader: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia Being Africa's first elected [...]

  • Kadealo, African Music Albums

    African music: 10 classic albums to get you started

    It comes as no surprise that there would be a whole host of musical tastes and talents to come from within the African continent. Home to numerous tribal groups, cultures, and traditions – all of which have their own take on traditional African music and tunes makes for extremely varied and diverse listening. Of course, some of the more recent groups and singers have additionally taken some inspiration from famous voices of the west, and have added their unique African sounds to it. Here we talk about ten African music albums and their creators to get you started listening to some great sounds from the continent.  Courtesy of Prince Nico Mbarga and Rocafil Jass/Amazon African Music: [...]

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Kadealo, African Authors

10 African authors you should know

With other African industries such as fashion, modelling, and film taking off at lightning speed, it comes as no surprise that the literary industry would be close behind. With a large, varied, and diverse [...]

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Kadealo, African Warriors, African Leaders

Great African Leaders and Warriors

When thinking of African leaders, most people may think of the Zulu tribal fighters of centuries past taking on colonial powers such as the British. While this is true, it's only one very small [...]