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Kenya style bullfighting versus Spanish Toro blood sport

Bullfighting is a highly popular sport in Mexico, Spain and parts of Columbia. In this sport, heroic matadors are placed in an arena to battle it out against rowdy bulls. But in Kakamega County of Western Kenya, the sport takes a whole different dimension – bulls are not pitted against matadors, but against fellow...
Posted On 01 Aug 2017

Nollywood: Second largest film producer in the world

By: Adekeye Adebajo THE phenomenon of Nigeria’s prolific film industry – Nollywood – has attracted the most recent positive international attention to Africa’s most populous country. Nollywood is the second largest film producer in the world behind India’s Bollywood, and ahead of America’s Hollywood. This $11...
Posted On 26 Jul 2017

VIDEO: How to make Chicken Shawarma by Priscilla Umeda

Shawarma is a middle eastern street food buzzing in Nigeria due to influence of Lebanese in the country. Beef or lamb or chicken etc grilled or roasted, wrapped in any flat bread or pita pocket (tortilla) and served with garlicky spicy sauce (Tahini). Watch tutorial below… Read More: http://www.vozafric.com...
Posted On 22 Jul 2017

The Igbo “Red Cap” and Its abuse by Igbo men

The ‘red cap’ worn by chiefs in Igboland symbolizes authority, tradition, and culture; and it also represents the entire institution of leadership, authority, and power in Igbo culture. Putting on the red cap is not an all-comers affair in Igboland as there are always a select number of individuals who are...
Posted On 12 May 2017

Oba Akiolu shares history of Lagos, says it does not belong to Yorubas

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has claimed that Lagos State is not part of Yoruba land. Akiolu’s statement is coming barely a week after he publicly humiliated the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi at an event. In a statement from Akiolu’s palace, the monarch traced the historical background of the state and...
Posted On 04 May 2017

History, culture, tradition of the Egba people of Ogun state, Nigeria

The Egba are ancient freedom-fighters, highly intellectual, artistic and agriculturalist Yoruboid-speaking people that forms the sub-set of the larger Yoruba ethnic group of West Africa, particularly in Nigeria and the Republic of Benin. Egba people who were also traders reside in Southwestern Nigeria in the city...
Posted On 04 Feb 2017