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  • Kadealo, African Natural Wonders

25 African natural wonders for your bucket list

By |2020-06-24T22:08:16+00:00June 23rd, 2020|

Courtesy of ER Bauer/Flickr African Natural Wonder: Sossusvlei, Namibia With its iconic red sand dunes, that are constantly moulded into different shapes and patterns by the wind, Sossuvlei is one of the most photogenic wonders of Africa. The sand dunes are in fact some of the largest in the world, and the salt and clay pan at the end of the Tsauchab River is where Soussusvlei gets its name from: In Nama and Afrikaans it means “dead-end” and “marsh”. The iconic red dunes of Soussusvlei are formed through a geological process that has been taking place for millions of years. The [...]

  • Kadealo, African Waterfalls, Rivers and Lakes

Magnificent African waterfalls, rivers and lakes

By |2020-06-24T20:54:07+00:00June 23rd, 2020|

Courtesy of Max R - ooyooy/Flickr African River: Niger River The Niger is the third largest river in Africa, only behind the Nile and the Congo rivers, at 4,180km. Its source lies in the Guinea Highlands in southern Guinea. It runs through Mali, Niger, down the border with Benin before flowing through Nigeria and out into the Atlantic ocean via an eneormous delta, which is known as the Niger Delta, or sometimes the Oil Rivers. The Niger is uniquely shaped for such a large river, almost like a crescent or boomerang shape. This is because the Niger used to be two [...]

  • Kadealo, African Leader

Remarkable African leaders that shaped history

By |2020-05-28T19:56:53+00:00May 25th, 2020|

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 [...]

  • Kadealo, African Novels

Top 20 African novels to read on your next adventure

By |2020-05-31T13:48:31+00:00May 24th, 2020|

It's always nice to read a novel about the country or continent you are visiting while you are travelling there, as it becomes part of the experience of learning about the culture, history or politics of the region, and enhances the overall experience you will have by nurturing a greater understanding. Here is a “Top 20” list of African novels that comprises of a variety of books for you to choose from – from historical to cultural and political – to suit all reader's tastes. Courtesy of Long Walk to Freedom/Amazon African Novel: “Long Walk to Freedom” Nelson Mandela [...]

  • Kadealo, Contemporary African Artists

Exploring African Artists and Art

By |2020-05-27T16:00:15+00:00May 15th, 2020|

Nowadays, people can invest in a whole host of weird and wonderful things, although generally, there are some tried and tested things you may wish to begin with. In terms of a smart, and near fool-proof investment, generally, people think of Gold, and Property as two examples. Wine is another example, as is art. By investing in art, not only you get to benefit from enjoying the work itself, but you can also relax, safe in the knowledge that your purchase will actually increase in value, rather than decreasing like virtually all other purchases, besides the odd exceptions here and there. African art, particularly [...]

  • Kadealo, African Comedians

African Comedians – Funniest People in Africa

By |2020-05-27T16:00:22+00:00May 15th, 2020|

When you think of famous comedians, perhaps Africans aren't the first to come through your head, but with some key names like Chris Rock and Trevor Noah having African heritage, it's easy to see that African comedians are some of the best in the business. African people enjoy laughter, and things that bring joy to their lives, and laughter is always considered the best medicine. This article will feature a few of the best-known names in African comedy, so get your cheeks ready to hurt from laughter.  Courtesy of dailyadvent.com African Comedian: Bovi Ugboma, Nigeria Born in 1979, Bovi [...]

  • Kadealo, African Style Clothing Online

Where to Buy African Style Clothes Online

By |2020-05-27T16:00:35+00:00May 15th, 2020|

African style has long been admired by not just people with African heritage, but by anyone with a flair for colours and patterns as well as interesting folds and fabrics. With the increased use of the internet in recent years to help with the sales and movement of goods, there have been likewise an increase in the development and spread of online shops catering to African tastes and products, making it a breeze to bring home a piece of African culture without ever having to leave your house. The variety of shops available catering to African style is plentiful, but here are the top [...]

  • Kadealo, African Food and Condiments Websites

Top 10 African food and condiments websites

By |2020-05-27T16:01:07+00:00May 7th, 2020|

Courtesy of klatchroasting.com African Condiments: Klatch Coffee Although US-based and offering coffees from around the world, the African coffees available on Klatch Coffee's online store - https://www.klatchroasting.com/ - are all high quality, organic, and fair trade from all over the continent. From world-class Kenyan and Ethiopian roasts to the more eccentric Democratic Republic of Congo  “AMKA Cooperative” Bourbon variety, there are some fantastic varieties of African coffee on offer here that will surely please even the most discerning coffee connoisseur. Courtesy of eswatinikitchen.co.sz Eswatini Kitchen Established way back in 1991 in Swaziland by the [...]

  • Kadealo, African Warriors, African Leaders

Great African Leaders and Warriors

By |2020-05-15T08:11:38+00:00May 3rd, 2020|

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 aspect of the concept of warriors in African history, which is wide and diverse when it comes to various warriors of a different caliber. Some were known for leading fierce battles for independence, while others were known for their fantastic skills on the battlefield. Here we look at the top ten greatest African Warriors from throughout the history of this great continent. Courtesy of Comic Repblic/dw.com African [...]

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