• Issue 38

Traditional Kamba houses and related taboos (African architecture Episode 1)

The Kamba, just like many African tribes, had simple houses and buildings. Musyi was the basic unit of life across the community. The houses were built on communally owned land, were round and thatched to the ground. 


  • Issue 37

50 intresting facts about African countries part 2


What is hard and hairy on the outside but soft and wet on the inside?

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• Eritrea has never held a presidential or national election since independence in 19....

  • Issue 36


It costs a Ghanaian between $250 - $400 to obtain a visa to Congo (DRC). Remember, this is minus the service fee if you use an agent. Isn't that crazy?!

Unfortunately, this is not an exception but the norm across many African cou....

  • Issue 35

Kenya Currency History: Why 20 shillings is famously called pound (mbao)

It is 1949. Kenya is under British colonial rule. Among the notes in circulations is the twenty East African shilling, an equivalent of one pound. 

Never in a million years would someone have predicted that the name "Pound"....

  • Issue 34

African Nationalities including Burkinabe 🌍

Happy Father's Day to all the dads!

How do you call someone from Madagascar?

Madagasian? Wrong ❌

Below is a list of all African nationalities.
Algeria - Algerian
Angola - Angolan
Benin - Beninese

  • Issue 33

50 interesting facts about African countries, the home of the oldest dress in the world.

Did you know that the West African Franc (WAF) is the currency of eight independent states in West Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo?

How about the fact that the most widely sp....

  • Issue 32

The power of a name 💪🏿

Muraho friends!

When Sipho was born, her parents could not decide on a name, and so she remained nameless for two weeks. They eventually got so desperate that the mum started to call the numbers in her phonebook to ask them what....

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