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Akodessewa Fetish Market – The Largest Voodoo Market in the World is Located in Togo

Togo's Akodessewa Fetish Market is recognized as the largest juju market in the world, it's a place where Babalawos/Dibias aka Voodoo practitioners can find practically anything they need for their rituals.

How to Say Thank You in 34 African Languages

The total number of languages natively spoken in Africa is said to be between 1,250 and 2,100, and by some counts at over 3,000. Below are how to say thank you in 34 African languages

Top 10 Strongest Currencies In Africa – 2022

Based on their exchange rate to the dollar the currencies below are the strongest currencies in Africa. Top 10 Strongest Currencies In Africa - 2022 To compare the value of the African currencies below, we have used the United State's dollar...

Modern Slavery: 10 Shocking Facts About Slavery In Mauritania

Slavery in Mauritania is not a thing of the past. The practice persists to this day despite laws abolishing and criminalizing it

Woyengi, the Creator Goddess of the Ijaw People of Nigeria

Woyengi is the creator goddess of the Ijo people of Nigeria. She is also known as the goddess of fate in certain depictions.

Top 20 Most (and Least) Corrupt Countries in Africa, 2022

According to Transparency International, South Sudan is the most corrupt country in Africa, while Seychelles is the least corrupt country in Africa. The latest Corruption Perceptions Index ranks countries on a rating scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (Highly...

Meet the Dinka People of South Sudan, the Tallest People in Africa

The Dinka peoples of South Sudan are known all over the world for their height, some refer to their land as the land of giants: on average, its men stand almost 6ft according to a recent survey conducted in the country.

Abagana Ambush: On This Day in 1968, Nigerian Army Suffered the Heaviest Single Loss in the Biafran War

The Abagana Ambush which happened on March 31, 1968 was an ambush by Biafran guerrilla troops that wiped out the Nigerian 2 Division.

Savika – The Extremely Dangerous Traditional Bull Wrestling Culture in Madagascar

In the island country of Madagascar, there exists an incredible and little-known form of bullfighting called 'Savika'.

South Sudan Kingdom Restored 117 Years After British Soldiers Killed Its Last Monarch

King Gbudue was a royal Azande leader and arguably the most prominent person in the recent history of the Azande people.
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Abushiri, the East African Slave Trader Who Was Hanged for Fighting Against German Colonialism

Abushiri, was a wealthy merchant and slave-owning plantation owner who is known for Revolting against the German East Africa Company in present-day Tanzania.
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