West Africa
West Africa, also called Western Africa and the West of Africa, is the westernmost subregion of the African continent. West Africa has been defined in Africa as including the 18 countries Benin, Burk...
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Child miners aged four at Congo cobalt mine
Dorsen, just eight, is one of 40,000 children working daily in the mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The terrible price they will pay for our clean air is ruined health and a likely ear...
Metal-Eating Microbes In African Lake Could Solve Mystery Of Earth's Iron Deposits
An isolated, iron-rich bay in the heart of East Africa is offering scientists a rare glimpse back into Earth’s primitive marine environment, and supports theories that tiny microbes created some of th...
Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
Ian Gibson, a well-known big game hunter, was killed when a young bull charged at him and crushed him to death as he was leading a hunt, The Telegraph reports. Paul Smith, managing director of Chifuti...
The Origins Of Voodoo, The Misunderstood Religion
For many, the word ‘Voodoo’ conjures up images of magical dolls with pins stuck in them to inflict pain on one’s enemies and the resurrection of the dead as zombies. These images are the result of the...
Primatologists Capture First-Ever Images Of Bouvier’s Red Colobus Monkey In Forests Of Congo
Two primatologists working in the forests of the Republic of Congo have captured the first-ever photograph of the Bouvier’s red colobus monkey, a rare primate not seen in the wild after 1970s and susp...
African culture
The culture of Africa is varied and manifold. It is a product of the diverse populations that today inhabit the continent of Africa and the African Diaspora. It has been affected by both internal and ...
West African cuisine
West African cuisine encompasses a diverse range of foods that are split between its 16 countries. In West Africa, many families grow and raise their own food, and within each there is a division of l...
West African cuisine - Wikipedia
Music of West Africa
West Africa has a particularly rich and diverse music tradition. The influence of western popular music has resulted in a compelling popular music in the region, whilst the influence of West-African m...
Cinema of Nigeria
The cinema of Nigeria, often referred to as Nollywood, grew quickly in the 1990s and 2000s and became the second largest film industry in the world in number of annual film productions, placing it ahe...
Nollywood Movies
Nollywood Movies (or Nollywood as it appears on the EPG) is a subscription movie television channel, broadcast in the United Kingdom on the Sky, Virgin media and TalkTalk Plus TV platforms. Each month...
Nollywood Movies - Wikipedia
Islam in Africa
Africa was the first continent, outside of Arabia that Islam spread into in the early 7th century. Almost one-third of the world's Muslim population resides in this continent. Muslims crossed current ...
Islam in Africa - Wikipedia
Christianity in Africa
Christianity in Africa began in Egypt in the middle of the 1st century. By the end of the 2nd century it had reached the region around Carthage. Important Africans who influenced the early development...
Christianity in Africa - Wikipedia
Traditional African religion
The traditional beliefs and practices of African peoples include various traditional religions. Generally, these traditions are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in a supreme creator, belief...
History of West Africa
The history of West Africa began with the first human settlements around 12,000 BCE. It has been commonly divided into its prehistory, the Iron Age in Africa, the major polities flourishing, the colo...
History of West Africa - Wikipedia
British West Africa
British West Africa was the collective name for British colonies in West Africa during the colonial period, either in the general geographical sense or more specifically those comprised in a formal co...
British West Africa - Wikipedia
Congo
The Congo River forms most of the border between these two countries.Congo (or Kongo or Kongō) is the name of a major river in central Africa, the Congo River.The term Congo may refer to two countri...
Congo - Wikipedia
German West African Company
The German West African Company, in German Deutsch-Westafrikanische Gesellschaft / Compagnie, was a German chartered company, founded in 1885. It exploited the two German protectorates in German West...
Saint Helena
Saint Helena (/ˌseɪnt həˈliːnə/ SAYNT-hə-LEE-nə) is a tropical island of volcanic origin in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is part of the British Overseas Territory...
Saint Helena - Wikipedia
Senegambia Confederation
Senegambia, officially the Senegambia Confederation, was a loose confederation in the late 20th century between the West African countries of Senegal and its neighbour the Gambia, which is almost comp...
Senegambia Confederation - Wikipedia
Child miners aged four at Congo cobalt mine
Dorsen, just eight, is one of 40,000 children working daily in the mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The terrible price they will pay for our clean air is ruined health and a likely ear...
Achuhucanac
Achuhucanac is the rain god in Guanche religion in Tenerife, identified with the Supreme God (Achamán). Its name comes from: ašu_hu_kanak Guanche language that means "that is in the rain".