Culture

  • Kadealo, African Traditions

10 fascinating African traditions to experience

By |2020-11-01T14:21:55+00:00November 1st, 2020|

While many tribal cultural traditions are well understood and replicated in popular culture in the west, such as 'First Nations' North American's and tribes in the Middle-East, African tribal traditions still – for the most part – remain shrouded in an air of mystery and are so often misunderstood. Here we take a look at 10 African cultural traditions that will increase your understanding of the continents historical culture and traditional values. Courtesy of ETSEY ATISU/ face2faceafrica.com African Tradition: “Bride-napping” Although not wide spread like it once was in Africa, the kidnapping one woman by men who want them [...]

  • Kadealo, Blue Eyes

Dark skinned Africans with extraordinary blue eyes

By |2020-10-25T13:34:47+00:00October 25th, 2020|

Courtesy of Sputnik/sputniknews.com Are stone age hunter-gatherers the key to understanding the phenomenon of Africans with blue eyes? Initially, anthropologists and biologists assumed that humans skin evolved to become 'lighter' in colour as they moved into more northern latitudes, but recent discoveries are turning that theory on its head, with some recent discoveries analysing well-preserved 7000-year-old skeletons of stone-age hunter-gatherers who lived in Europe. A DNA analysis on a skeleton's wisdom tooth has revealed an unusual mix of racial traits: Dark, African skin, curly brown hair and blue eyes. This is perhaps even more staggering because this hunter's skeleton is most [...]

  • Kadealo Attractions to Do and See in Cairo

Top 10 Attractions to Do And See in Cairo

By |2020-11-14T15:08:05+00:00September 26th, 2020|

Cairo, the Egyptians’ beloved capital and cultural center, has its own unique spirit. Being one of the largest cities in the world, and the largest in Africa, you can’t really describe Cairo without finding a lot of contradictions in your description. It is an enthralling combination of ancient and modern buildings, wealthy citizens and barefoot children, luxurious vehicles and donkey-drawn carts, lavish villas and worn-out huts. However, there’s one thing all the people of Cairo have in common, which is an exceptional sense of humor among the chaos that is Cairo. While the moving around the city is a unique experience in itself, there [...]

  • Kadealo, Maps of Africa

Collection of fascinating facts and maps of Africa

By |2020-11-01T12:04:03+00:00July 14th, 2020|

Africa is so often labelled “the forgotten continent”, simply because people just don't know much about it, and it is so often ignored in western media, which tends to feeds this cycle. The misconceptions people have about certain African nations are also completely removed from the reality: For example, many people still imagine Ethiopia as being a place of drought, famine and civil war, because of the widely reported famines it suffered in the ‘90s due to the Communist insurgency. But this could not be further from the truth: Indeed, most of the country is actually mainly comprised of a lush, green mountainous topography, [...]

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