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Yoruba People

Top 10 Most Famous African Tribes

Africa has an estimated total of 3,000 tribes, all of which incredibly vary in terms of language and culture. The continent itself might have...

6 African Tribes and their Horrifying Practices

We live in a time where people treat their ancestors with absolute disregard or disrespect. We despise their traditions and rituals. We find everything...

10 Famous South African Tribes

South Africa is the mother of various Bantu speaking groups that have worked collectively into making their country what it is today. Below are...
African gods

15 Famous African Gods, Goddesses and Mythological Deities of Significance

Most Africans today are now adherents of either Islam or Christianity. However, long before the Europeans and Arabs stormed the shores of Africa to...

How To Say Beautiful In Popular African Languages

The word “Beautiful” is a feminine adjective. Apart from making women smile when they are called “Beautiful”, it can also be used to describe...
50 Unique South African Names and the Meanings for Males and Females

50 Unique South African Names and the Meanings for Males and Females

In Africa, a NAME is not just nomenclature or a random connotation. When a child is born, the name given to that child is...
African masks

African Masks: Types, Meanings, History, Designs, Interesting Facts

African masks can be considered one of the greatest works of art in Africa. They are made of different materials which include leather, fabric...

African Story Challenge

The African Story Challenge (TASC) was a project of awards and grants set up to spur innovative multimedia storytelling and reporting by African journalists....
8 Beautiful African Traditional Wedding Attires

7 Beautiful African Traditional Wedding Attires

African weddings are unique. They are usually jolly, filled with music, family banter, food and so much fun. Another thing that makes African weddings special...
Cultural Practices

Interesting African Cultural Practices You May Be Unaware Of

Africa as a continent is one of the most culturally diverse in the world. From North Africa to Sub-Saharan Africa, there are no fewer...
Waist beads

The African Waist Beads – Meaning, Significance And Uses

We would make bold to say that African waist beads were more commonplace a couple of generations earlier, certainly a lot more so than...
African Food Recipes

Top 10 Best African Food Recipes

Africa is a land of varieties. The continent offers tourists and its citizens, ample opportunities to create amazingly tasty recipes from its abundant supply...

10 Great African War Lords Who Resisted European and Arab Domination

During the European conquest in Africa, they ruled the continent but not without any form of challenge or counter attacks. They came, conquered and...

Most Bizarre African Culture: Namibian Tribe Uses Wives as Cola [Must Read]

I remember having heard something like this sometime ago, but I never paid serious attention to it feeling it was virtually impossible. But on a second...
African Tribal Tattoos

10 Things You Didn’t Know About African Tribal Tattoos

From time immemorial, people have always been fascinated about tattoos. There are very many types of African tribal tattoos in the modern world of...

Quick Facts About African Tribal, Animal Or Ancient Masks

African masks are arguably the most recognized artifacts or craft items from the African continent. They will feature in many museums, art galleries and...

10 Most Popular African Musical Instruments

When it comes to musical instruments, the African continent is well-known for its vast instruments. There are very many tribes or ethnic communities in...

10 Most Beautiful Maps of African Countries

Africa is a very beautiful continent, not only because of its people but also because of its geographical features. The continent is made up...
African Boy Names

200 Unique African Boy Names

Africa is a vast continent with a large number of diverse tribes and ethnic groups and as such, has a wealthy bank of baby name inspiration. You...
Dangerous Rituals

10 Most Dangerous Rituals of African Culture

Rituals are part and parcel of the African culture. They are symbolic of different aspects in life. Some may signify achieving a new social...
African Last Names

101 Common and Popular African Last Names (Surnames)

African last names or surnames have deeper meanings than many think. This is why you hardly see an African man bearing a Western name...

200 Unique African Girl Names and their Meanings

Africa, the second largest as well as the second most populated continent in the world is made up of people of different tribes and...
African kings

5 Most Powerful African Kings From History

This fact may be oblivious to many Africans, but Africa is indeed the father of civilization. In fact, without the ancient Kemet, there would...
African names

Best 200 African Names and their Meanings

Africa which is the third largest continent in the world has their own cultures and beliefs which also differs among the tribes and nations...

5 Creepiest African Myths and Legends

Africa is a land of wide open spaces and many tribes exist who are still living today more or less as they have done...
African leaders

10 African Warriors Who Remarkably Stood Out in History

Leadership is an inherent part of human personality and people exhibit this quality in various capabilities. The largest black continent has produced a lot...

Fascinating African Culture Facts, Traditions, Art, Food & Tattoos

Africa is a continent made up of 54 independent countries as well as a rich mixture of cultures, native people, history, and economy. Its scenic...
nigerian tribes

Nigerian Tribes: List of Major Tribes in Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa's most populous country and has one of the largest aggregation of ethnic groups in Africa. There are more than 300 Nigerian...

Countries in Africa: List of African Countries

Africa is the second largest continent in the world. In terms of land mass, it measures 11,677,239 square miles (30,244,049 square km) and covers 20.4% of...
African Ethnic Groups: The Ndebeles Of Southern Africa

The Secrets Of Ndebele Tribe – Houses, Language & Art Patterns

The Ndebeles are an ethnic group in southern Africa that are particularly popular for their artwork. They are also known as the Amandebele, Matabele, Ndzundza...

Answers

Welcome to our answers page where we put together various resources from across our website which you may find very useful. Evergreen Nollywood Nigerian Movies Best African...

20 Most Amazing and Extraordinary Super Powers

Wouldn't it be more fulfilling if you have some form of powers above your colleagues? Okay, maybe not, but at least above your enemies....

Maasai People & Tribe – Culture, Warriors & Language

The Maasai tribe is one of the most renowned African tribes. Although the tribe is made of just a small population, it is still...

10 Fun And Interesting Facts About Nigeria

Nigeria is a country in West Africa having boundaries with Niger and the Chad Republic in the north, Cameroon on the eastern part, the Benin...
Festivals in Ghana

15 Popular Festivals in Ghana, The Regions and People Who Celebrate It

Festivals are a big deal in Ghana and they attract people from all over the country as well as people from other parts of...
Ronnie Nyakale

10 Surprising Truths About Ronnie Nyakale The Award-winning Actor

Born in Soweto, Gauteng Province, South Africa, Ronnie Nyakale is a multi-award-winning actor who doubles as an MC at events and occasions. He is...
Bungee Jumping

The Best Places for Bungee Jumping In South Africa

Standing on the edge of a 216m bridge and looking down might be quite enough thrill for people who don’t suffer from Acrophobia. However,...
Gibson Makanda

Gibson Makanda: The Character in Mandela Effect and The Facts Behind the Conspiracy Theory

Whenever the name Nelson Mandela pops up, all that is seen is a hero who effortlessly fought for his people, passing through fire and...
Trevor Noah's Family

Inside Trevor Noah’s Complex Family Relationships with His Parents and Siblings

Trevor Noah grew up in South Africa under the oppressive apartheid government, which sought to make being black a crime in their own country....
Nigerian Languages

How to Say ‘Hello’ or ‘Hi’ In Different Nigerian Languages

Knowing how to say hello in Nigerian languages is very important if you ever visit the West African country or mingle with the different...
Iyabo Ojo

Iyabo Ojo’s Biography – Age Milestones and Life Story of the Successful Actress

The biography of veteran Yoruba actress Iyabo Ojo is a lengthy plot that started when she was born in Lagos, Nigeria, on the 21st...
Thank You in Nigerian Languages

How to Say ‘Thank You’ In Various Languages In Nigeria

Nigeria is a country made up of several ethnic groups, which is why it is referred to as a multi-ethnic society. According to research,...

25 Important Yoruba Words and Phrases You Will Ever Need In Nigeria

The Yoruba people are among the largest ethnic groups in Nigeria, they are also one of the three major tribes in the country. Originally/primarily...
Shaka Zulu

Who Killed King Shaka Zulu and Did He Have Children With His Wife?

Shaka Zulu was a military genius who ruled as the King of the Zulu Kingdom from 1816 to 1828. He founded the Zulu Empire...
Fulani people

Understanding Fulani People, Their Tribe and Language

Fulani people have been in the news and spotlight for quite some time for some good reasons and not-so-good ones, which has led to...
Polyandry

Polyandry: List of Countries Where Women Are Allowed To Marry More Than One Husband

Beyond the typical idea of marriage being a union between a man and a woman, the nuptials concept has evolved over time to reflect...
Ethnic Groups in Nigeria

List of Ethnic Groups in Nigeria, their Languages and the States they Inhabit

The West African country Nigeria is one ethnically diverse state with more than 250 ethnic groups speaking over 500 languages. Out of all the...
Countries in Central Africa

20 Best Places To Visit In Africa and Things You Can Do There

Africa is blessed with many resources and beautiful sights. There are several spots in Africa you can visit and have loads of fun. Whether...
All the 16 Regions in Ghana, their Administrative Capitals and Districts

All the 16 Regions in Ghana, their Administrative Capitals and Districts

The Republic of Ghana is one of the countries in the Western part of Africa. It has a population of over 31 million people...
Mount Kilimanjaro

Where Is Mount Kilimanjaro on the Map, How High Is It and Can You...

The formidable Mount Kilimanjaro is known to have its highest peak as 5,895 meters high and though it proved a bit hard initially to...
Biggest cities in South Africa

The 10 Biggest Cities in South Africa By Population and Infrastructure Development

Some of the biggest cities in South Africa are also are among the most popular and visited cities on the African continent. This is...