Society & Culture

Top 20 Largest Economies In Africa, 2022

Nigeria tops the list of largest economies in Africa with a GDP of $514.05 billion. Petroleum accounts for more than half of Nigeria's total GDP

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.

Intonjane, the Xhosa Rite of Passage Into Womanhood

In­ton­jane is a fe­male rite of pas­sage, usu­ally un­der­taken at the on­set of a girl’s first menstruation, mark­ing her pas­sage from girl­hood to adult­hood.

Top 10 African Countries With the Lowest Life Expectancy, 2022

One of the poorest countries in the world, Central African Republic has the lowest life expectancy in Africa at 53.3.

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

Corruption is a major issue in many African countries, and there are several nations that have been identified as having particularly high levels of corruption. The most corrupt country in Africa is a subject of debate, as different rankings...
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Seriki Williams Abass: The Former Slave Who Later Became A Renowned Slave Merchant in Yorubalamd

Seriki Williams Abass was a renowned slave merchant during the 19th century and a former paramount ruler of Badagry.
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