Travel and History

A Complete List of English-Speaking Countries in Africa

Thirteen European countries came together in the year 1884 to decide how Africa would be colonized. This meeting, now known as the Berlin Conference, was held in the city of Berlin and as a result of it, there are...

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 which accounts for her being the second-most populous country in West Africa. She shares common...

10 Most Beautiful Cities in Nigeria

Oftentimes, when the name Nigeria comes up, its large population, food varieties, diverse cultures, and people come to mind. Likewise, the vast land and the role the country plays in Africa cannot be overemphasized. Hence, it is safe to...

List of 20 Busiest Airports in Africa – 2021 Updated

African Airports are generally experiencing a surge in domestic and international travel.  The continent's airports recorded over 40 million international tourist arrivals only in 2019 and are likely to double over the next two decades. Such a surge comes...

10 African Countries With The Most Beautiful Women

Call it luck or the gift of nature, Africa seems to have the most beautiful mix of women. One factor that makes this possible is the huge diversity Africa is known for. In fishing out the countries with the...

10 Beautiful Ancient Castles in Africa that Still Exist Today

The fantasies of most children start with building a castle out of sand or clay on the playground, making sure it's firm and has some glamour. Different castles that are a reality have the same peculiarities and serve their...

Does It Snow In Africa? Here Are The African Countries With The Coldest Climate

Snow in Africa is not as common as in other continents of the world. Generally, the continent's climate is blazing because it sits in the intertropical zone between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. However, it...

Locusts in Africa – The Countries that Have Witnessed the Worst Plague in the Continent

From time immemorial, including biblical history, locusts have been mentioned as agricultural enemies of humans. These insects are known to move in swarms minacious enough to cover hundreds of acres of land, just like they were said to have...

Igbo People: Exploring the Nigerian Tribe’s Language, Culture and Religion

There have been several debates about the origins of Igbo people, but according to ancient shamanic records and narrations; The Igbo people originated from the place currently known as Igbo land. They are not a by-product of any empire...

Who Wrote and Composed The Nigerian National Anthem and Pledge? Here’s Everything We Know

While most of the Nigerian population today are familiar with the "Arise, O Compatriots" national anthem, very few know that it was not the first anthem that was adopted by the country. The history of Nigeria's national song is...

10 Interesting Facts About the Wolof People and their Language

Africa remains known for its varied languages, heritage, and cultures. Amidst the many is the Wolof language. Speakers of this language are prominent as Wolof people. They are found in Western Africa in regions of Senegal, Gambia, and Mauritania....

The 10 Longest Bridges in Africa

It was during the colonial era in Africa that the continent started building transport infrastructures. This was done in a bid to ease the movement of people, goods, and services. Thus, most of Africa’s major bridges have imputes from...

The Most Popular Religions in South Africa and the Population they Serve

There are many religions in South Africa that are currently being practiced by the over 58 million people who live there. These different religions thrive because South Africa, which is often called "the rainbow nation" boasts of a variety...

10 Must See Egyptian Artifacts At The Cairo Egyptian Museum

While some call it the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, others refer to it as the Museum of Cairo or the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. This monumental museum which is located in Cairo, Egypt as the name indicates has stood...

50 Unique Ghanaian Names and Their Meanings

A person's name is their identity and individuality and calling out the name is one way we can get someone's attention. In Africa where culture and tradition still thrive, names often have unique stories behind them. From the day...

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

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 conquer, it was surmounted eventually in 1889 by the trio of German geologist Hans Meyer,...

Top 10 Most Beautiful Presidential Palaces In Africa

Most countries of the world commonly refer to their head of states as presidents. And it's also common to call their official residential houses, presidential palaces. However, not all countries call the official residence of their head of state...

The 20 Tallest Buildings in Nigeria and Their Height Measurements

Nigeria is not called the giant of Africa just for its massive population but also the economic strength of the country. The nation also gained this reputation for being home to the tallest building in Africa with many expensive...

10 Most Luxurious and Expensive Houses in Nigeria and Their Owners

Nigeria is home to several billionaires and while only 4 people in the country were included in the recent Forbes list of the world’s richest people, the wealth of other affluent Nigerians cannot be denied. The proof of this...

8 Most Fascinating South African Islands and Their Unique Features

Because of isolation, many islands have become home to some of the world’s most unusual and fascinating wildlife. Rich in cultural and geographic diversity, South Africa is an interesting and fun-filled African holiday destination with incredible places and warm...

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A Closer Look At John Mahama’s Children And The Age At Which He Had Them

Born on November 29, 1958, Ghanaian politician, former vice president, and president John Mahama was born and raised a Christian....

Tony Elumelu’s Net Worth – Understanding How The Nigerian Economic Giant Made His Money

To the ears of whoever knows about United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu is certainly a familiar name....

A Complete List of English-Speaking Countries in Africa

Thirteen European countries came together in the year 1884 to decide how Africa would be colonized. This meeting, now...

Andrew Mlangeni Biography – Life, Family and Death of Nelson Mandela’s Co-accused

Many people know that Nelson Mandela fought for human rights and against the segregationist Apartheid system in South Africa. For this...

The 20 Best Rappers In Africa

Many African musicians have claimed fame through the use of their talents and exploring many music genres. In the...