Southern. Africa Tourism 

Eswatini Tourism: Umhlanga Reed Dance 2

This is Eswatini’s (Swaziland’s) best known cultural event, and has a more open feel than the Incwala. In this eight-day ceremony, young girls cut reeds, present them to the Queen Mother (Indlovukazi) – ostensibly to repair the windbreak around her royal residence – and then dance in celebration. Up to 40,000 girls take part, dressed up in brightly coloured attired – making it one of the biggest and most spectacular cultural events in Africa. The proper festivities kick off on day six, when dancing gets under way in the afternoon.…

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FCT Night Clubs Raid: Africa Lifestyle Nigeria 

Nightclub Raid, Patriarchy and Moral Policing in Abuja

 By Leo IgweThe recent raid at a nightclub in Abuja raises so many questions regarding the law as well as the social and moral trends in the country. Some days ago, some officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) stormed a popular nightclub in Abuja called Caramelo and arrested female strippers. From available reports, they apprehended only female, not male dancers. The officials claimed that the raid was carried out in response to security reports and complaints from residents in the area. From all indications, this was not the case. There…

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Police Raids Night Club, Lifestyle Nigeria 

Raiding Nightclubs: Next Level in Sharia Policing in Abuja?

By Leo Igwe As I have earlier noted, raiding Caramelo nightclub was not about law enforcement. It was not a move to rectify an illegal use of a property or to combat noise pollution or traffic challenge in the city. The Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) used these reasons to mask their more sinister motives, and to legitimize their illegal clamp down on the operation of nightclubs and women attendees in Abuja.Simply put, raiding Caramelo was a front to justify the execution of a religious and moral agenda that is stealthily…

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Tallest Skyscareper Business Development Lifestyle 

Africa has skylines and Modern functional cities too: Here are a few

Africa is a very beautiful continent for so many reasons one because of the nature and two (my favorite reason) is because of the beautiful modern skylines of the continent. This article Features some of the tallest buildings on the African continent by height. We also list a number of major financial and commercial centers boasted large skylines, such as Lagos, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Harare and Abidjan. The Carlton Centre is a skyscraper and shopping centre located in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa. At 223 metres (732 ft), it has been the…

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Roslyn Mould Ghana Lifestyle 

Roslyn Mould Appointed the Coordinator of the West African Humanist Network

West African Humanist Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Roslyn Mould to the position of a Coordinator. Ms. Mould is a former President of the Humanist Association of Ghana and a former Chair of the African Young Humanists Working Group. As a Coordinator of the Network, she will work to bolster organisedhumanism in West Africa. The establishment of the West African Humanist Network was discussed at a humanist conference in Ghana in 2012. Unfortunately, not much has been done since then to grow the network. Ms. Mould will be working to revive…

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Wakanda vs Eswatini Africa Getaways Tourism 

Wakanda vs Eswatini: How Africa’s two ‘New’ countries square up!

2018 was a momentous year for Africa in many ways but not least because two ‘new’ countries emerged from this glorious continent! In April 2018, at a glittering festival celebrating national pride, King Mswati III announced that South Africa’s diminutive neighbour Swaziland would henceforth become ‘The Kingdom of Eswatini’. A couple of months earlier, the more northerly nation of Wakanda revealed itself to the world in Marvel’s acclaimed, ground breaking and Oscar-nominated Black Panther movie, and was then the site of the final battle in Avengers: Infinity War. Black Panther…

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Fashion Lifestyle 

5 African Designers to Look Out For

African fashion has progressed by leaps and bounds in recent years. African fashion designers have now entered the international scene making big names for themselves. They are getting recognized for their talents and bringing in new fashion statements. For instance, some of them are adept at infusing Western and African culture together with their work, something that is adored by many. The Top 5 African Designers Making the Right Statement It doesn’t matter whether you like casinos or now, as this Sportpesa review would tell you, there is a lot…

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Victor Peace Fashion Lifestyle 

A Festival of African Creativity Launched by Absolut

In 2017, Khuli Chana released a song called ‘One Source’. The track featured KayGizm, Sarkodie from Ghana, and Victoria Kimani of Kenya. This powerful song is all about Africa taking a stand, uniting in what it does, owning who they are, and being revolutionary. After its release in October last year, it became the best-selling record on iTunes. Now Chana is collaborating with Absolut Vodka in creating One Source Live. This festival is a celebration of African creativity in all forms. It will take place on March 24, 2018, on…

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Swaziland Traditions Lifestyle Tourism 

Why Swaziland should be top of your list for 2018 travels

SWAZILAND’S 50/50 One of Africa’s last remaining monarchs King Mswati III of Swaziland will be holding lavish celebrations in 2018 to mark his 50th birthday and to celebrate Swaziland’s 50 years of independence. Already passionate about its own way of life, traditions and people, 2018 promises to be a year full of celebration for this tiny kingdom. SWAZILAND FOR THE ADVENTURE SEEKERS Despite being the smallest country in southern Africa, the Kingdom of Swaziland is an explorer’s playground with a remarkable variety of new activities to enjoy. From white water…

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Net worthy Lifestyle Opinions 

When Your Net-worth Threatens Your Self-worth

Society don’t care what value you create. If you aren’t getting rewarded with an obese paycheck, you aren’t doing nothing. Well, shame on society. Finding fulfillment in the service you render (even on a volunteer job) is the biggest reward. Monetary remuneration is only an added advantage. Every once in a while, I get approached by publications across Africa, requesting I contribute my thoughts to their platforms. I oblige for free, and it drives a few people crazy. In their words, “You write for all these publications? You must be…

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