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Photos: Ethiopians celebrate Meskel festival commemorating discovery of Christ’s cross

Ethiopian Orthodox Christians celebrated the Meskel festival on Wednesday to commemorate the fourth century discovery by Roman Empress Saint Helena (Queen Eleni) of the True Cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified. The festival, also celebrated by Eritrean Orthodox churches, is marked by the burning of a large bonfire and a procession (Demera) which saw […]

Banyankole: The tribe in Uganda that allows bride’s aunt to sleep with groom before marriage

Different colors, one people: South Africa marks Heritage Day

A celebration of culture and diversity in Africa’s second largest economy. The Director-General of South Africa’s Arts and Culture Department, Vusi Mkhize emphasized the value of the constitution as the country marked Heritage Day on Sunday. “All of us are now free. We’re celebrating the same constitution. So if you look away, you look away […]

Banyankole: The tribe in Uganda that allows bride’s aunt to sleep with groom before marriage

Two rare white giraffes spotted in Kenya’s Garissa County go viral

East Africa has always been a popular wildlife destination, and more tourists may find themselves going to see two exotic rare giraffes recently found in Garissa County in Kenya. The extremely rare giraffes have been an internet sensation, and photos of the animals have gone viral. Two white giraffes were spotted at the Ishaqbini Hirola […]

Banyankole: The tribe in Uganda that allows bride’s aunt to sleep with groom before marriage

Giraffe Manors: There is an hotel in Kenya where you can stay with giraffes.

There is an hotel in Kenya where you can stay with giraffes. They freely roam the grounds, stick their heads through open windows and join for breakfast or dinner and they love selfies. Humans are so blasé. When you take a trip to a place as epic as Kenya, why not spend your time with […]

Banyankole: The tribe in Uganda that allows bride’s aunt to sleep with groom before marriage

Zambia’s president Lungu joins King Mswati III at Swaziland’s Reed Dance ceremony [Photos]

Zambian President Edgar Lungu was the guest of Swaziland’s King Mswati III at the annual Umhlanga or Reed Dance ceremony held on Monday at Ludzidzini Royal palace near the capital Mbabane. This year’s traditional chastity rite was participated by about 40,000 maidens who sang and danced for the King at the climax of the week-long […]

Banyankole: The tribe in Uganda that allows bride’s aunt to sleep with groom before marriage

King Mswati III of Swaziland demands at least 300 cows for his daughter’s lobola

Her boyfriend will reportedly initially need to present 50 cows to the Swazi monarch to open the lobola negotiations. Mzwakhe Phiri may have to pay at least 300 cows to King Mswati III for lobola for his eldest daughter, Princess Sikhanyiso, provided the royal family agrees to his request. Princess Sikhanyiso is the king’s eldest […]

Banyankole: The tribe in Uganda that allows bride’s aunt to sleep with groom before marriage

1700-year-old lost Roman city discovered underwater in Tunisia

Vast underwater ruins from an ancient Roman city have been discovered off northeast A 1,700-year-old ancient Roman city has been found off the northeast coast of Tunisia after 7 years of archaeological exploration in search of the ancient city of Neapolis. The discovered ruins confirmed the theory that the city of Neapolis was partly submerged […]

Banyankole: The tribe in Uganda that allows bride’s aunt to sleep with groom before marriage

Tanzania Voted Africa’s Best Safari Destination

By Citizen Reporter Dar es Salaam — Tanzania is Africa’s best safari destination, according to SafariBookings.com, the largest online marketplace for African safari tours. The website conducted an analysis of more than 2,500 expert and safari-goer reviews and declared Tanzania the best safari country in 2017. “Our analysis included more than 2,500 expert and safari-goer […]

Banyankole: The tribe in Uganda that allows bride’s aunt to sleep with groom before marriage

5 Things To Do In Tanzania

Tanzania is, without a doubt, a fabulous introduction to Africa and all things safari. It’s the largest country in East Africa, and almost a third of the vast lands are protected for game viewing so safari opportunities are endless and always exciting. As soon as you have chosen the best time to visit Tanzania, you […]