African Parenting: Unusual ways parents show love to their kids

AFRICAN PARENTING; UNUSUAL WAYS PARENTS SHOW LOVE TO THEIR KIDS African Parents Will Force-Feed Their Kids Out of Love Force-feeding is the act of making someone to eat against their will. In African families, this is quite common with young kids. Whenever a child refuses to eat for whatever reason, their parents may resort to …

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THE CONCEPT OF JUSTICE AMONG THE AGIKUYU COMMUNITY

THE KIKUYU JUDICIAL SYSTEM The Agĩkũyũ judicial system, known as kĩama, resembles the modern common law system, also known as case law.  The Agĩkũyũ have a proverb that says, ‘ciira ũciiragwo na ũngĩ ‘ meaning, a case is deliberated upon based on precedence judgement. This is what is popularly referred to as law of precedence. …

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AFRICAN FACTS – CULTURE, TRIBES AND HISTORY

AFRICA FACTS – CULTURE, TRIBES AND HISTORY Africa Is Home to 5 Famous Record Breaking Animals The second of our Africa facts tells us a bit about the continent’s animal kingdom. While the wildlife is, generally speaking, very diverse in Africa, some of the most well-known animals are record breakers. The world’s largest mammal, the …

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WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO TEACH ABOUT THE AFRICAN CULTURE

TEACHING AFRICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE Teaching African History and Cultures Across the Curriculum Africa is much more than pyramids, slavery, and colonialism, and incorporating deeper study of the continent has many benefits for students. Teach About Africa’s Immensity Africa is immense in all ways. Modern Africa comprises 54 countries, each with its own political history, cultural …

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THE IMPORTANCE OF ORAL SOURCES TO THE RECONSTRUCTION OF AFRICAN HISTORY

THE IMPORTANCE OF ORAL SOURCES IN THE RECONSTRUCTION OF AFRICAN HISTORY One of the main sources of African history is oral traditions. These are traditions handed down from one generation to another. These oral sources are found in myths, taboos, customs, folk-lore and folktales. By their very name, they are not written down, they are …

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WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO LEARN THE AFRICAN HISTORY

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO STUDY THE AFRICAN HISTORY? Africa is a vital region with some of the fastest growing economies in the world; it is a continent of thousands of languages and cultures, unparalleled Eco-diversity, and over a billion vibrant and innovative people. The relevance of African issues is apparent in our everyday lives. …

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