10 African Kings You Need To Know

2nd July 2020 BY checkoutafrica

  1. King Shaka Kasenzangakhona of Zulu (South Africa) 2. Emperor Asika the Great of Songhai (Mali) 3. King Mansa Musa of Mali 4. Empreror Menelik of Ethiopia 5. Menes first Pharaoh of Kemet (Egypt) 6. Tutankhamun of Kemet (Egypt) 7. King Affonso I of Kongo (Congo) 8. Sunni Ali Ber King of Songhai (Mali) 9. King Shamba Bolongongo of…

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KapCity’s Miami Dream as a Zim Son

18th June 2020 BY Kevin Mwenye

KapCity, (maybe you know him as Kapital K or Lil Keith) a Zimbabwean artist and MC based in Miami releases his much anticipated luxurious and electrifying visuals for his single M.I.A. MIA is such a catchy song but one would wonder why a Zimbabwean or rather an African would sing about MIAMI going up not Harare, or Lagos, Capetown? well…

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A Country Called Africa?

11th February 2020 BY Bong

“Africa is NOT a Country” Africa is considered as the world’s second most populous, which is also the second-largest continent. For those who are not familiar with this amazing continent, you need to know that it is basically made up of 54 countries. Although most people from other continents see Africa as an entity, i.e. a country in most cases,…

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Our Morning With River Wild Safaris

3rd February 2020 BY Ivis Ngwenya

So this Christmas I was in Victoria Falls aka one of the Wonders of the World and I had the opportunity to go on a game drive. Which can I say was one of the most amazing experiences of my entire life, I learnt so much and literally could not think of a better way to end my year. For…

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Zimbabwe’s Frya Hits Home-run with New Visuals – Sammy Sosa

27th January 2020 BY Kevin Mwenye

Frya, a South African based Zimbabwean female vocalist and artist dropped visuals for her single “ Sammy Sosa “ . They’re top tier with a colorful, vibrant theme and captivating dance scenes that compliment the single. Produced by Mr Kamera who features in the visuals too, the track Sammy Sosa brings out some Zimbabwean flavor in the strings making it…

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Checkout A List Of African Ethnic Groups

21st December 2019 BY checkoutafrica

On this page is a list of a few of the estimated three thousand African ethnic groups. We have included some of the largest, most interesting, and best known tribal groups. There is a brief description of each tribe. If a name is highlighted you may click on it for more detailed information. We will periodically be adding more information…

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10 wonderful things to do in Dar Es Salaam

4th September 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s biggest city, with its beautiful beaches, sights and many culinary options, is a very popular tourist destination. With a population of about 4.3 million and growing it is also the economic, cultural and political center of Tanzania. We have compiled of a list of 10 wonderful things to do in Dar es Salaam for those lucky…

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OP-ED: La Sape Congolaise, The Fashion Makers.

8th August 2019 BY Ivis Ngwenya

La Sape’ is a lifestyle built on a simple set of values: dress sharp, act with integrity and inspire others. A Congolese sapeur is a happy man even if he does not eat, because wearing proper clothes feeds the soul and gives pleasure to the body. The current wave of African artists and creatives is pioneered by creative inspiration that is simply not…

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Here’s Why & When You Should Visit Kruger National Park

8th August 2019 BY Ivis Ngwenya

Kruger National Park is one of Africa’s largest and one of the worlds most famous and greatest game reserves ever! If you haven’t heard of it, you’ve been living under a rock for your entire life. It’s high density of wild animals includes all of Africa’s iconic safari species – elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, rhino, buffalo, giraffe, hippo and zebra.…

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