Society & Culture
The Golden Stool of the Asante people of Ghana is the royal and divine throne of kings of the Ashanti people and the ultimate symbol of power in Asante.
Captain Tomba, the African Chief Who Was Sold Into Slavery for Refusing to Participate in Slave Trade
Captain Tomba was an African chief who was captured by Europeans and sold into slavery for refusing to participate in the transatlantic slave trade.
Gquma, also known as Bessie, was a South African traditional aristocrat. As the Great Wife of Paramount Chief Sango of the Tshomane, she served as a queen of the Mpondo Kingdom, one of the kingdoms in what is now...
King Leopold's Force Publique had one major purpose and that was to enforce the rubber quotas and other forms of forced labour on the people of congo.
East Africa is traditionally made up of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda; and the Horn of Africa, made up of Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia.
Sigananda Shezi, the Zulu Chief Who Was Imprisoned for Rebelling Against British Rule and Taxation in 1906
Inkosi Sigananda Shezi was imprisoned in 1906 for rebelling against British rule and against the imposition of the Poll Tax by the colonial government.
Mr Madu is a freelance writer, a lover of Africa and a frequent hiker who loves long, vigorous walks, usually on hills or mountains.