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14 Weird African Superstitious Beliefs Ever

Superstitions is African, Africa is Superstitious. You can't separate the two. Here are 14 weird african superstitious beliefs ever. 1. Bird Shit Equals Riches In many parts of africa, it is believed that bird poop can get you riches as long as...

The Top 7 Effective Ways To Reduce your life Expectancy And Die Young In Africa

There are so many articles (both online and offline) out there concerned with increasing life expectancy. So today I'm taking a totally different approach -- These are the top 7 most effective ways to reduce your life expectancy and...

14 Creepy Beliefs And Facts About The Ritualistic Killing of Albino’s In Tanzania

Persecution of people with albinism may occur for different reasons. One is based on the belief that certain body parts of albinistic people can transmit magical powers. Such superstition is present mostly in some parts of Sub-Saharan African communities,...

7 Dining Taboos in Africa

While eating in africa, there are some things that you just should not be caught doing. Below are 7 dining taboos in africa 1. You Don't Smell Your Food Why some people don't see anything wrong in smelling a plate of...

7 Of The Most Ridiculous Lawsuits Of All Time

From students suing their school, to a man suing himself, below are the 7 most ridiculous Lawsuits of all time. 1. Man who sued himself Robert Lee Brock was a prisoner in Virginia in 1995. One day, he decided to be...

7 Ridiculous Laws From Around Africa

Like every other continent on the planet, Africa too has its own ridiculous laws. With that said, below are 7 ridiculous laws from around africa. 1. In Swaziland, it is against the law for women to wear miniskirts and midriff-revealing...

Top 7 Of The Worst Prisons In Africa

While some prisons in Africa are actually quite nice with televisions, toilets, gym rooms, nice food etc, there are still numerous prisons in Africa that can rightfully be referred to as “hell on Earth”. Below are 8 of the...

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The Virginia Killing Act of 1669: the Law That Made It Legal to Kill a Slave

The Virginia casual killing act of 1669 declared that, should a slave be killed as a result of extreme punishment, the master should not face charges for the murder.

The Creation Story of the Akamba People of Kenya

In the beginning, Mulungu the creator is said to have formed a man and a woman in heaven before placing them on a rock in on earth, where it is said that their footprints, as well as the footprints of their animals, can still be seen today.

Bussa’s Rebellion of 1816, the Largest Slave Revolt in Barbadian History

The largest slave rebellion in Barbadian history took place during the Bussa uprising in April 1816. The rebellion takes its name from the African-born...

Top 10 Longest Serving Presidents in Africa, 2022

Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang is the longest serving president in Africa and the world. He is closely followed by Cameroons President Paul Biya.

Cornelius Frederiks: the Namibian Captain Who Was Locked Up in a Concentration Camp for Fighting Against German Colonialists

Cornelius Frederiks was a Namibian freedom fighter who actively fought a guerrilla-style war against German colonialists during the Herero-Nama war of 1904.