Facts, Travel

6 Longest Rivers in Africa

Nile River

Reading up on interesting facts about Africa here on Africa Ranking, you probably have already checked out our articles on the 8 Largest Lakes in Africa and the Top 6 Largest Dams in Africa. But that may leave you wondering … “What about rivers? What are the longest rivers in Africa?” Let’s answer that question

Read More...

Facts, Inside Africa, Travel

7 Most Popular Religions in Africa

Nan Hua Temple, Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa

While reading the articles on our site, you have probably noticed that there are quite a few which focus on old and beautiful churches, monasteries, and other holy buildings and sites. Africa is a continent which is steeped in spirituality; this should come as no surprise since it is regarded as the cradle of humankind.

Read More...

Inside Africa, Travel

10 Most Beautiful Traditional African Fashions

Head Tie

African clothing is known around the world for its bright colors and its eye-catching designs. But have you ever wondered what all the different types of traditional garments are called and where they come from? Let’s take a look at some of the most beautiful and popular traditional fashions in Africa! 10. Agbada This is

Read More...

Facts, Travel

7 Oldest Buildings in Africa

Pyramid of Djoser

You have probably heard Africa referred to as the “cradle of humanity.” As you might expect given its important role in human development, there are some stupendously ancient structures still standing on the continent. While many of them are barely recognizable as buildings (appearing more like unfinished mounds), others are very well preserved, dating back

Read More...

Facts, Travel

7 Most Astonishing Facts About the Sahara

Hiker in the Tadrart Acacus (part of the Sahara Desert) in Western Libya

If you take a look at the top part of the continent of Africa on a map, you will notice it is dominated by a vast desert known as the Sahara. This desert is the third largest in the entire world, surpassed only by Antarctica and the Arctic—both of which are cold deserts. That makes

Read More...