Africa

The custom of "trokosi": why girls are given into sexual slavery in Africa

24-11-2021

The custom of "trokosi": why girls are given into sexual ...

In ancient times, the custom of sacrificing one's daughter to a powerful deity was very common. Fairy tales and legends remind us ...

The last secret of the Great Alexander: where did two thousand Macedonian ships go?

23-11-2021

The last secret of the Great Alexander: where did two ...

By the age of 30, Alexander, the son of King Philip of Macedon, had become the ruler of a vast empire from Greece to India. Even ...

6 facts about the ai-ai — an animal whose name is forbidden to pronounce

19-11-2021

6 facts about the ai-ai — an animal whose name is forbidden ...

The Madagascar rukonozhka ai-ai is the only species of the rukonozhkov family and a regular participant in the anti-rating of the ...

African leopards in photographs by Greg du Toit

18-11-2021

African leopards in photographs by Greg du Toit

Greg du Toit is a professional wildlife photographer. He travels a lot in Africa in search of beautiful shots and in his lens ...

African passions: how a 68-year-old British woman became a victim of deception by a young lover from Ghana

10-11-2021

African passions: how a 68-year-old British woman became a ...

A pensioner from the UK was terribly disappointed, falling head over heels in love with a young African. The guy cheated the old ...

Amazing steampank cafe in South Africa

09-11-2021

Amazing steampank cafe in South Africa

These copper pipes, gears, steel railings can be fully part of the armored personnel carrier, battleship, or factory during the ...

Corrupt Soul: A young Nigerian man tried to sell himself for $50,000 and was arrested

08-11-2021

Corrupt Soul: A young Nigerian man tried to sell himself for ...

Poverty pushes people to do the strangest things. A 26-year-old resident of Nigeria was arrested by the Islamic police - hisba - ...

How does the Cairo "empire of scavengers" live, dictating its will to the Egyptian authorities

06-11-2021

How does the Cairo "empire of scavengers" live, dictating its ...

About 25 million people live in Cairo and its suburbs. The Egyptian capital can compete with small European states in terms of ...

Mgingo is the most populous island in the world

02-11-2021

Mgingo is the most populous island in the world

Mgingo Island is located on Lake Victoria in Africa. Its area is about 1.8 thousand square meters, and 131 people live in shacks on ...

Bloody Hobby: 9 Famous Trophy Hunters Who Kill for Fun

31-10-2021

Bloody Hobby: 9 Famous Trophy Hunters Who Kill for Fun

Despite the fact that people no longer need to hunt to survive, shooting wild animals still thrives in the world. Most hunters ...

An exhibition of contemporary art is being held near the Egyptian pyramids for the first time in history

27-10-2021

An exhibition of contemporary art is being held near the ...

Now in Giza, Egypt, at the foot of the pyramids, there is an event that is surely destined to go down in history. For the first ...

"Zombies of Kinshasa": a new drug bomb turns people into unconscious creatures

25-10-2021

"Zombies of Kinshasa": a new drug bomb turns people into ...

The authorities of Kinshasa, the capital of the Republic of the Congo, are concerned about the growing popularity of the new ...

How did the lives of the Bushman Nkjau, which played a major role in the film "Perhaps the gods are mad."

24-10-2021

How did the lives of the Bushman Nkjau, which played a major ...

The future actor Nkjau was born in Namibia in the Bushman village Tsumkwe. He didn't know how old he is, didn't understand why we ...

Sex on the beach: why European pensioners marry young Gambians

24-10-2021

Sex on the beach: why European pensioners marry young Gambians

Thousands of elderly European women fly to Africa every year to find a young lover here for a holiday romance or even for marriage. ...

African Movie Poster Masterpieces That will make Your Eyes Bleed

22-10-2021

African Movie Poster Masterpieces That will make Your Eyes Bleed

These masterpieces of homemade movie posters belong to the hand of Ghanaian masters, since Hollywood films are only smuggled into ...

Striking photos of Ethiopian tribes

22-10-2021

Striking photos of Ethiopian tribes

Spanish photographer Diego Arroyo Mendes took a series of amazing pictures of village life in Ethiopia, where people have been for ...

Egyptian doctors took out a mobile phone from the patient's intestines, which had been there for six months

22-10-2021

Egyptian doctors took out a mobile phone from the patient's ...

The Egyptian had to lie down on the operating table to get a mobile phone out of the intestine. The device was there for 6 months. ...

Tunisia of the late 19th century on old colored postcards

22-10-2021

Tunisia of the late 19th century on old colored postcards

These magnificent colored postcards show Tunisia in all its splendor: here are busy streets, impressive architecture, and just the ...

Amazons of Dahomey: who were the women who put the French army to flight

10-10-2021

Amazons of Dahomey: who were the women who put the French ...

Dahomey, a small state located in the West of Africa, became a "tough nut" for the colonizers. France, which claimed these lands, ...

Catching a python on live bait

03-10-2021

Catching a python on live bait

In many countries, hunting is a kind of men's games. And although the prey is laid out on the table after the hunt, most hunters ...

Shocking tradition of Cameroon-breast ironing

25-09-2021

Shocking tradition of Cameroon-breast ironing

Breast ironing is a common practice in Cameroon, during which the growing mammary glands of young girls are deformed with the help ...

The Wild Side of Africa

25-09-2021

The Wild Side of Africa

During his trip to Africa, the famous Italian photographer Alex Bernasconi took thousands of pictures-from hiding hippos to ...

A curious Barbarian had her nose torn off at the bazaar, or why were the Egyptian statues blocked from breathing?

24-09-2021

A curious Barbarian had her nose torn off at the bazaar, or ...

The statue of Venus de Milo without hands is a symbol of the era of ancient Greece. The sculpture of a pharaoh without a nose is ...

Blondes from Africa: why the Guanches are considered descendants of the Atlanteans

24-09-2021

Blondes from Africa: why the Guanches are considered ...

In ancient times, the Canary Islands were inhabited by a mysterious people who were destroyed by Europeans in the Middle Ages. ...

Mother's Heart: how a 26-year-old British woman adopted 14 African orphans

12-09-2021

Mother's Heart: how a 26-year-old British woman adopted 14 ...

While friends ran to discos and met with guys, 18-year-old Letty McMaster went as a volunteer to Tanzania. This trip changed her ...

A moment of black humor, or the Simple everyday life of Africans in Russia

11-09-2021

A moment of black humor, or the Simple everyday life of ...

Russia is so big country that could easily shelter any "neighbors", whether Ukrainians, Tatars, Armenians or even Africans. It is ...