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    Igba Nkwu

    Proxy marriage is an age-long cultural practice among the Igbo of Eastern Nigeria. This cultural heritage of filial bounding, unique in its element, is the focus of this episode. More

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    Benin Bronze, ‘Okukor’ Returned To Homeland

    Over a century ago, the Benin kingdom was a victim of colonial plundering. Many of its finely crafted ingenious artworks, plundered and exported illegally out of Africa. Apart from the Benin kingdom, many other African kingdoms, were victims of colonial heritage, a point in history markedly visited by forced migration of its heritage. With the […] More

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    Burial Culture In Africa

    Africa, in its diversity has several rich cultural practices peculiar to its many communities. Burial culture is a spectacle in Africa, from the obviously elaborate to the solemn rites of passage. More

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    World Twins Festival to Hold from October 9 in Igbo-Ora

      The Olu of Igbo-Ora, His Royal Mjesty, Oba Jimoh Olajide Titiloye (Asoroolu Ayinla V) has rolled out the line-up of activities scheduled to mark the 2021 edition of the Igbo-Ora World Twins Festival; an annual tourism event celebrated in the famed twins capital of the world. Themed: “Twinning for Global Medical Breakthrough”, the 2021 […] More

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    The Legendary Zaouli Masquerade That Celebrates Feminine Beauty

    Masquerading is an intrinsic part of African tradition. For some African communities, masquerades are symbolic to them as ancestors. For others, they are only entertainment mediums. While others are highly revered, only coming out in the public during ceremonies of high repute. One clear thing is that these masquerades add colours, prestige and a large […] More

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    Jukanoo: The Bahamas National Festival Of African Roots

      The Yuletide is a period set aside in several parts of the world for merriment. For the Bahamians, the New Year highlights the Jukanoo Festival. Originally an assertion of identity, today, this festival is a national event, attracting connecting nationals with their cultural heritage and attracting tourists from all over. Junkanoo festival is an […] More

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    How the Yoruba Talking Drum Preserve History

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    Music is an entertaining aspect of societies. Accompanied by musical instruments, lyrics are spiced to meet different tones, moods and appeal. In most parts of Africa and the Caribbean, drum transcends beyond just a musical instrument, but has formed the nucleus of their social-cultural lives. Revolving around spiritual, social and cultural aspects of African societies, […] More

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    Goge Africa Launch “Twin Towns” Project

      Goge Africa Worldwide Limited has kicked off its “Twin Towns” initiative, designed to connect communities across Nigeria based on shared or similar heritage. According to the organisation, the first set of twin towns are the ancient kingdoms of Badagry (Lagos State) and Bonny (Rivers State). The project was announced in February when the Goge […] More

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