Where is the Black Africa?
The Black African zone is known to be a very big area with a lot of different countries.
Despite of the name, not all the people there are black...
Those countries are rich in natural resources, but war and conflicts made them quite poor.
Black Africa Flags
Here you can find some flags and data about these countries.
COUNTRY FLAG CAPITAL CITY CURRENCY LANGUAGE
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Central African franc
French & English
Arabic & English
Swahili & English
Malagasy & French
Monuments and Landmarks
Victoria Falls (Zimbawe) Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
Serengeti Plains (Kenya) Avenue of Baobabs (Madagascar)
Black African cuisine
Do you know that...
African cuisinesuse a combination of locally available fruits, cereal grains and vegetables?
Milk and meat are rare, because of the diseases they may have?
The basic ingredients are plantains and cassava (yuca)?.
Bambara is a porridge of rice, peanut butter and sugar.
Sometimes they cook crocodiles, monkeys, or antelopes?
Sport in Black Africa
Athletics are common around the world: running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
The simplicity of the competitions, and the lack of a need for expensive equipment, makes athletics one of the most commonly competed sports in the world, specially in Africa.
Over the years, Ethiopia and Kenya have produced many notable long-distance athletes.
Famous runners include Haile Gebrselassie, Kenenisa Bekele, Paul Tergat, and John Cheruiyot Korir.
Music in Black Africa
Black African music is centered in rhythm most than any other folk music. The drum is one of the most useful instrument, and there a lot of different kinds.
African music is polyrhythmic, usually consisting of multiple rhythms in one composition. Dance involves moving multiple body parts.
A djembe is a drum played with bare hands, originally from West Africa.
The mbira (also known as thumb piano) is a musical instrument that consists of a wooden board with attached staggered metal keys.
The balaphone is a wooden keyed percussion instrument. Sound is produced by striking the tuned keys with two padded sticks.