Best Countries in Africa, 2022
Egypt is the best country in Africa and the 3rd best country in the world according to the Best Countries report and rankings.
Largest Countries in West Africa by Area
Niger is the largest country in West Africa, and the 22nd largest country in the world, but over 80% of its land is covered by the Sahara desert.
Countries in East Africa, Their Capitals and Population
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.
Top 10 Strongest Army in East Africa, 2023 (Updated)
Strongest army in East Africa: Ethiopia's millitary is the most powerful military in East Africa and the 6th most powerful military in Africa.
Society & Culture
Marriage by Capture Tradition of the ǃKung People of Southern Africa
The ǃKung san are one of the San peoples who live mostly on the western edge of the Kalahari desert, Ovamboland (northern Namibia and southern Angola), and Botswana. The !kung people live distantly from other peoples, even other groups of...
Top 10 Largest Countries in East Africa
Ethiopia has a total area of 1,104,300 square kilometres making it the largest country in East Africa.
Richest Countries in East Africa, 2023
Djibouti is the richest country in East Africa and the eleventh-richest country in Africa with a Nominal GDP per capita of $3,425.
John Chilembwe: the Malawian Reverend Who Led an Uprising Against British Colonial Rule in 1915
John Chilembwe was a Baptist pastor who aggrieved by the treatment of Africans by the British colonial government's organised an unsuccessful uprising in 1915.
Society & Culture
Paga – the Small Village in Ghana Where People Live in Harmony With Crocodiles
Paga is a small town Ghana, that's known for its sacred crocodile ponds, where local population play and ride on the back of deadly crocodiles without any fear of it snapping their bones.
Mr Madu is a freelance writer, a lover of Africa and a frequent hiker who loves long, vigorous walks, usually on hills or mountains.
Samuel Green, the Abolitionist Who Was Convicted for Possessing a Copy of an Anti-slavery Novel
Samuel Green was an African-American self-emancipated abolitionist who was jailed in 1857 for possessing a copy of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe.