Ghanaian Cultural Troupe in their Kente cloth dancing traditional Akan “Kete” dance to the rhythms. See More

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Ghanaian Cultural Troupe in their Kente cloth dancing traditional Akan “Kete” dance to the rhythms of the big Fontomfrom drums at Accra, Ghana. Kete is an Akan drum ensemble, the origin of which is unknown. Many kete ensembles exist in the Akan regions of Ghana and play at funerals. The Asantehene’s ensemble plays at ancestor […]

Teenage girls have built Africa’s first-ever private satellite. Read More

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In May next year, Africa will launch its first-ever private satellite into space, to monitor the continent’s shifting weather conditions. Unlike most private satellites out there, this one has mostly been built by 14 South African teenage girls, as part of a high school science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) boot camp. The students have […]

Ethnic Tikar man from Cameroon with his family in their traditional Cameroonian national dress. Read More

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Ethnic Tikar man from Cameroon with his family in their traditional Cameroonian national dress after a Cameroon national Independence Day celebration in USA. Some high profile African Americans trace their ancestry to Tikar ethnic group. On the 2006 PBS television program African American Lives, the noted African American musician Quincy Jones had his DNA tested; […]

Hundreds Arrested in Protests Over the Use of French in Cameroon’s Schools. Read More

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Authorities have arrested at least 100 people in connection with protests over the use of French in schools and courthouses in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon. The BBC reports that there was tension in Cameroon’s northwestern city of Bamenda on Tuesday after at least one person was killed and many others were injured. Businesses and […]

The Natural Hair Movement is Empowering Women in Nigeria. Read More

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As the natural hair movement sweeps across the United States and Europe, it’s also making its way to various corners of the motherland. The movement encourages African women, and others with kinky, curly, and otherwise not straight hair, to embrace their hair in its natural state. Many women think that they can’t handle their hair […]

We as a people of Africa and it’s descendants worldwide, can not continue being told who is righteous and who is evil dictator and we just taking it. Read More

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We as a people of Africa and it’s descendants worldwide, can not continue being told who is righteous and who is evil dictator and we just taking it with a glass of water like a subscription drug for pains induced by colonial brainwashing. We must now choose who we glorify and who we don’t. These […]

Nigerian Lady Njideka Akunyili Just Set A New Auction Record After One Of Her Artworks Sold For A Whopping $1.1Million. Read More

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Late Dora Akunyili’s daughter, artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby, set a new record in New York last week when her work “Drown” soared to sell for $1,092,500.     The amount was over three times the high-estimate ($200,000-$300,000), in Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale. According to reportsafrique, no fewer than 11 bidders competed for the work […]

Ugandan Schools Funded by Zuckerberg, Gates Accused of Teaching Porn. Read More

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Bridge International Academies, a group of low-cost private schools in Uganda supported by American billionaires Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Bill Gates of Microsoft, have been criticized for teaching “pornography,” according to Quartz. On November 4th, the High Court in Uganda ordered the closure of more than 60 schools belonging to Bridge International Academies, citing […]