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Colourful Traditional Wedding, Africa’s Biggest Celebration [Travel] | Africanews

3 months ago, 17 Maý 14:04

By: Africanews

The whole world is preparing for the spectacle that the royal wedding is bound to be.

Prince Harry and former American actress, Meghan Markle will eventually be walking down the aisle at the St George’s chapel in Windsor come Saturday morning.

The story is not different in Africa. In every part of Africa, wedding are considered a big deal with a ripe collection of customs and traditions.

Aside from the food, drinks and all the merriment that comes with the ceremony, the attire is a big deal for both families especially for the bride. The traditional wedding attire makes the occasion outstanding.
Most regions have their specific fabrics that are unique and have traditional meaning attached.

In today’s travel segment, we weigh in on some of the most popular African wedding traditions.


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Colourful Traditional Wedding, Africa’s Biggest Celebration [Travel] | Africanews

3 months ago, 17 Maý 14:04

By: Africanews

The whole world is preparing for the spectacle that the royal wedding is bound to be.

Prince Harry and former American actress, Meghan Markle will eventually be walking down the aisle at the St George’s chapel in Windsor come Saturday morning.

The story is not different in Africa. In every part of Africa, wedding are considered a big deal with a ripe collection of customs and traditions.

Aside from the food, drinks and all the merriment that comes with the ceremony, the attire is a big deal for both families especially for the bride. The traditional wedding attire makes the occasion outstanding.
Most regions have their specific fabrics that are unique and have traditional meaning attached.

In today’s travel segment, we weigh in on some of the most popular African wedding traditions.


Read More

Category: africa news topnews

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@AfricaNews - By: Africanews
Comoros: prosecutor accuses 8 persons arrested last week of 'attempted coup' | Africanews

Leader of the opposition Juwa party and former president Ahmed Abdallah Sambi, has been under house arrest for almost four months. These arrests occur after several others in recent weeks ...

Category: africa topnews news
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Museveni blames police, politicians for death of Bobi Wine's driver in Arua | Africanews

Museveni, in his statement, blamed the chaos that claimed the life of Yasin Kawuma, Bobi Wine's driver on 'weak management by the police and criminal behaviour by some opposition leaders'. ...

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@AfricaNews - By: Daniel Mumbere
Ugandan legislator Bobi Wine charged with treason | Africanews

The Deputy Prime Minister, Moses Ali has told parliament on Wednesday that Bobi Wine, who was campaigning for independent candidate in the race, Kassiano Wadri will face the Army Court Martial on Thur ...

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@AfricaNews - By: Africanews
''Congo is far from bankruptcy''- President Nguesso | Africanews

The Congo has already signed a letter of intent with the Breton Woods institution. But negotiations seem to have taken time since the IMF discovered its hidden debt of over 5, 000 billion CFA francs ...

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Amnesty reminds Senegal, Mauritania over detention of dissidents ahead of Sept. polls | Africanews

Amnesty also cited the cases of other Senegalese opponents and that of jihadists allegedly convicted after "unfair" trials following "long periods of pre-trial and unassisted detention of their lawyer ...

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