Do you know why there is no king in the animal kingdom? Here is a story narrating why. I wrote this poetale a longtime ago.
There’s that feeling of nostalgia when the sun drift away from the hamlets, sinking, sailing through the clouds like a golden phantom, spherical like a
One of the men unsheathed his shiny machete while the others looked on. I stopped at my tracks, thinking wearily. Were they truly headhunters? Maybe
I tried drawing this evening and this is what I made. I call it the Baobab tree. The Baobab is an iconic African tree. It’s
Safari is a term used for expeditions to observe or hunt animals in their natural habitats. It has a Swahili origin and it is commonly
Every child deserves to be loved. Children can be at their best selves when loved and would reciprocate this act while growing. So if love
Consider this proverb from Ethiopia; The mouse is silent while laboring, but when the baby is conceived, she cries.
Here’s from Bahumba people of Congo: To engage in conflict, one does not bring a knife that cuts but a needle that sews.
The next Eke day, I was sent to buy provisions for the family. Dada gave me £2 for food and medicine. The money was enough
Nothing heals faster than Nature and this healing feeling is unexplainable. It’s something everyone should experience. Most vacations should include moving away from hustle bustle
Onye wetara oji wetara ndu (Igbo) He who brings Kola brings life… Kola nut is a symbol of hospitality and friendship in Nigeria. While other
From Nature reserves to rivers/lakes and from beautiful valleys to exotic wildlife, Africa has a lot to offer. Welcome to this edition of Why You
Here is an interesting Akan tribe (Ghana) proverb: a rat says, what belongs to me, is in my stomach and not in my mouth. Explanation:
Yesterday I trekked to the market square. During my lonely trek I met old friends and distant relatives. As noted before, in Africa we place
Morning wakes with the sun Windy clouds, happy yawns Quiet town, down the hill Misty paths, birds sing With the forest’s inhabitantsTall palm trees stand
What do you make of this Ovambo saying? A Parasite can not live alone.
Here are some of the weirdest snacks you can find in Africa. Palm Grubs: Yuck, I know right? Some of the grubs can grow big
The moment is almost here as people in the village are all dressed to watch the great Anunebe perform in the village square, one occasion
Every Dog is a Lion in his own gate. -Ghanaian Proverb Explanation: This metaphorical statement translates to every man is King in his own house.
This is a nice song with (Igbo) African beats.
Here’s a Guinean Proverb: Knowledge of leadership is not plucked from the air, one is born with it. Explanation: Selflessness, honesty, compassion and every other
Ututu oma, ach, that’s good morning in English. It’s a bright and sunny morning and I wish I was in Kenya, watching wildlife. World Teacher’s
The palm tree is one of the strongest trees in the world. In tropical Africa, this plant grow wild, though it’s now cultivated. In Igbo
You may agree with me that evenings are best for story telling. In Africa, evenings are valuable family time. Dinner or sitouts allow time to
Have you heard of Cotonou? Cotonou is a large port city on the south coast of Benin, in West Africa. At the eastern end of
It is evening here and I feel like telling you a story. Bring your mat, come sit with me outside, by the fireside and let
Sometimes things change but we begin and end with the family. Family is everything. It’s the final bus stop for everyone. Think of the Prodigal
An excursion it was to the Songhai Zoological Garden, Owerri, Nigeria. The weather was mild and sunny. Our bus rode through the dusty hills leading
I debated myself on the relevance of education in Africa. So I am going to weigh my thoughts on a pendulum. Say the pendulum swung
Come walk with me to African blessed abode, To see the wondrous beauty the Earth has bestowed; We’ll bask in the surreal splendor that surrounds