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Tribes of Africa

Tribes of Africa

This podcast summarises the story of each of the more than 3,000 tribes of Africa. It tells of their origins, culture, language and so much more. From Cairo to Cape Town, Tribes of Africa opens the window to the exciting world of the world's most diverse people.

2022-09-28 12:20:42.0

The Afemai Tribe

The Afemai, also spelled Afenmai, are an ethnic group living in the northern part of Edo State south geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Afemai people occupy six local government areas of Edo state: Etsako West, with headquarters in Auchi, Etsako Central, Etsako East, Owan East, Owan West and Akoko Edo. These make up the Edo-North Senatorial District.

2022-09-28 02:15:42.0

The Bekwarra Tribe

Bekwarra is a tribe of people domiciled in a 306 sq2 of land mass with unique and rich cultural practices like every other tribe in the paradise state.
With a population of about 150,000 (2006 census), it boasts as one of the most populated local government area in the state. They have a unique language called Bekwarra. The word Bekwarra is both a name of a tribe, their language and a name of a local Government. So this make the Bekwarra people unique.

2022-08-22 01:45:56.0

The Suri Tribe

The Suri are an Agro-pastoral people that inhabit part of the Suri woreda, West Omo Zone of the South Western Ethiopia peoples regional state in Ethiopia, while the other live partly in neighbouring South Sudan. Suri is a collective name for three groups of – Suri Chai, Timaga, and Suri Baale –they are politically, territorially culturally the same. They all speak "South East Surmic" languages within the Surmic language family, which includes Mursi and Majang, and Me'en languages.

2022-08-22 01:41:39.0

The Hamar Tribe

Hamar people are a community inhabiting southwestern Ethiopia. They live in Hamer woreda a fertile part of the Omo River valley, in the Debub Omo Zone of the Southern
Nations. They consist of over 46,532 people. They are largely pastoralists, so their culture places a high value on cattle.

2022-07-14 02:58:39.0

The Kalabari Tribe

The Kalabari is a tribe of the Ijaw people of Rivers state living in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Kalabari people are ijaw speaking settlers who came from the Bini fringes of Ijaw land from the lineage of a man called Mein Owei.

2022-07-14 02:46:18.0

The Afizere Tribe

The Afizere people are an ethnic group that occupy Jos East, Jos North, parts of Jos South Local Government Areas of Plateau State and parts of Toro and Tafewa Balewa local government Areas of Bauchi state, Nigeria. The Afizere are speakers of Izere Language. they are surrounded by the Berom to the west, Mwaghavul in Mangu to the south, Anaguta people to the northwest.

2022-07-08 04:14:49.0

The Andoni Tribe

Situated in the present day Rivers and Akwa Ibom state, the Adoni people are a part of the Ijaw tribe and known to be related to the Annang, Ibibio and Efik people of Akwa Ibom State and Cross River State in Nigeria. According to some historians, evidence of traditional history shows that the Andoni are descended from Ayama the son of Tara (Tarakiri) who was left with Kala-Okun at Igbedi creek.

2022-07-08 04:10:17.0

The Igede Tribe

The Igede culture is perhaps one of the most fascinating cultures in Nigeria. Exceptionally proud of their native heritage, the Igede people have preserved many of their ancestors' traditions, a number of them present in their a mixture of elaborate traditional tales, artistic expressions, music, and varied cultural elements.

2022-06-17 04:43:15.0

The Ganda Tribe

anda, also called Baganda, or Waganda, people inhabiting the area north and northwest of Lake Victoria in south-central Uganda. They speak a Bantu language—called Ganda, or Luganda—of the Benue-Congo group. The Ganda are the most numerous people in Uganda and their territory the most productive and fertile.

2022-06-17 04:39:41.0

The Mpondo Tribe

Mpondo, also spelled Pondo, group of Nguni-speaking peoples who have for several centuries occupied the area between the Mtata and Mtamvuna rivers in Eastern province of South Africa. The Mpondo homeland formed one of the largest parts of the former Transkei (until 1994), an independent republic that was established under the South African government’s policy of apartheid but was dissolved and reincorporated (in part) into the new province in 1994.

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