Africa marriage tradition

African wedding

Africa is big. Its territory is inhabited by many different tribes with their original customs, traditions, rituals, most of which remained unchanged for thousands of years. And of course the most interesting among them are marriage and wedding traditions that vary from tribe to tribe, but still have some common characteristics.

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Beer in Africa

Beer in Africa

Not only our people like beer, but in sunny Africa this drink is also very popular. Moreover, Africa can be considered as the cradle of brewing, because in early 3000 BC in ancient Egypt was cooked first-class beer. And yes, beer contemporary as old as famous pyramids. And within Egyptian sarcophagus archaeologists have found frescoes, reproducing, like Egyptian princess Nefertyti drink beer.

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Ebola virus

Ebola virus

One of the most exciting contemporary problems of Africa, which is in fact very worried not merely African country, but almost the whole world – the famous Ebola virus. The worst thing in it that against him currently there are no treatment and mortality during infection of Ebola is 70 to 90%. It seems similar situations in medieval Europe was a plague against which where was no effective treatment and mortality was extremely high (sometimes entire towns and villages were killed by this invisible enemy). But whether it is appropriate to compare Ebola with terrible plague, is it so bad, after all, we no longer live in the middle Ages.

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The Maasai

Maasai

Masai live on both sides of the border of Kenya and Tanzania into a large area of the Masai Mara assigned to them for a thousand years. Masai civilized very weak, and so the population of Tanzania considers them a sort of wild Indians. However, the Maasai have own pride. They are the tallest people in the world. Two meters tall at them is in the order of things. Masai do not bother themselves with ranchers, agriculture and even hunting, but the Masai warriors with spears always go to protect themselves from wild animals and thieves.

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