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  • Kadealo, African Movies

10 African movies to watch before your holiday

By |2020-10-26T21:37:35+00:00July 11th, 2020|

All packed and ready to go for your African adventure? Why not now settle down then, and watch a few African movies about the countries continent, to enable you to understand your destination a little better before getting there. Here are a pick of 10 of the finest. Courtesy of The Wind/imdb.com African Movies: The Wind (Mali 1983) This picture was directed by one of the true legends of African cinema – Souleymane Cisse – a multi-award winning director who has made some controversial films in the past that have landed in him prison. “The Wind” – however – [...]

  • Kadealo, African Tribes

African Tribes: meet the most popular tribes in Africa

By |2020-11-01T17:02:13+00:00July 10th, 2020|

Courtesy of Carsten ten Brink/flickr African Tribe: Ashanti The Ashanti also commonly go by the name Asante. They are found in Western Sub-Saharan Africa, in modern-day Ghana and Ivory Coast. Perhaps surprisingly, one aspect of family life within Ashanti society is that it has a slight matriarchal slant to it, where the mother's clan is considered the most important, with a child inheriting from its mother flesh and blood (known as 'mogya'). The child inherits its soul from its father (known as 'ntoro'). The Ashanti consider that a child is closer to the mother's clan than the father's. The Ashanti live [...]

  • 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, Music Festivals in Africa

Top 10 Music Festivals in Africa You Need to See

By |2020-05-27T16:01:13+00:00May 7th, 2020|

Africa is home to hundreds, possibly thousands of annual music festivals, and virtually every style of music is covered from contemporary African beats to traditional and tribal Africa rhythms and even festivals that have musicians, DJs, and bands from all over the world playing. And more and more keep popping up each year. Whatever your taste in music, there is bound to be at least one music festival in Africa to appeal to you. Here this article will select a 'Top 10'; not necessarily the top 10 best music festivals, as everyone's tastes are obviously different from person to person, but a top 10 [...]

  • 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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