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  • Kadealo, African Names

    10 African names inspired by gods & goddesses

    Perhaps you are of African descent and are struggling to find authentic African names for your newborn, or perhaps you went to Africa and fell in love with it, and so you want to give your newborn an African name? Or do you just want to know a little more about African gods and goddesses, and the meaning behind their names? Whatever the reason, here is a list names inspired by African gods and goddesses. Courtesy of mythicalcreaturescatalogue.com African Names: Bumba Bumba is the supreme god amongst the Bushongo tribe in the modern day Congo region of Africa. He is actually known as the creator god of vomit...And yes, that sounds a little sordid [...]

  • Kadealo, African Girl Names

    Top 10 girls names inspired by African Queens

    Perhaps you are of African descent and are struggling to find authentic African names for your new born girl, or perhaps you went to Africa and fell in love with it, and so you want to name your new born an African name? Or do you just want to know a little more about famous African princesses, and the meaning behind their names? Whatever the reason, here is a top 10 list of girls names inspired by prominent African princesses, and a little about their origins and meaning. Courtesy of François Villain/allthatsinteresting.com African Girl Names: Queen Nzingha Queen Nzingha is also known as the “Amazon Queen of Matamba”. Born in West Africa in 1583, she [...]

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Kadealo, Adinkra Symbols

Adinkra symbols shaping our lives today

Symbolism has played an important role in human lives since neolithic times, when caves were painted with symbols depicting everything from hunting practices to divine beings in the heavens. Adrinkra symbols originate from the [...]

2020-06-22T20:42:43+00:00
Kadealo, African Events

Ultimate guide for African events

Courtesy of Christoph Lenz/Flickr African Events in January January events in Africa are quite lengthy in duration and also quite fun. Two that are worth mentioning are the Kirstenbosch Summer [...]

2020-05-31T14:59:03+00:00
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 [...]

2020-05-15T08:11:38+00:00
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 [...]