BeingAfrican is a platform that strives to preserve African cultures, traditions, and languages. It is a meeting place where African cultures are explained within scope.
In recent decades, the emergence of large African diaspora communities within Africa itself, Europe, America, and elsewhere has resulted in the loss of traditional knowledge of African cultures. At the same time, the westernization of African countries has posed the same at home. Our platform is an attempt to preserve many of our centuries-old customs and traditions.
At BeingAfrican we understand that preservation of culture and protocols is everyone’s responsibility (parents and children) but mainly it lies with the elders.
- Learn about you, your people, and why you should be proudly Central African
- Know who you married-cross cultural marriages
- Understand the people of the country you intend to visit-Hello tourists!
- Learn the language-Basic language exposure. Say something in Sango, French…
- Share your rich Central African culture and language
Be present in appreciating the Central African in you and Central Africans around you. Understand Central African marriage practices, clans and totems, pregnancy traditions, manners and protocols, dining and hosting, music, art and dance, death and funerals.
As a Central African, you have a culture, and you have a language!
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC AT A GLANCE
Independence: 5 July 1975
Area: 4,033 square kilometres
Provinces: Bamingui-Bangoran, Basse-Kotto, Haute-Kotto, Haut-Mbomou, Kémo, Lobaye, Mambéré-Kadéï, Mbomou, Nana-Grébizi, Nana-Mambéré, Ombella-M’Poko, Ouaka, Ouham, Ouham-Pendé, Sangha-Mbaéré, Vakaga
Languages/Ethnic groups: aya (Gbaya), Banda, Ngbaka, Sara, Mbum, Kare, Mandjia, Sango ,French
Where is CAR on the continent of Africa?
Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the southeast, the DR Congo to the south, the Republic of the Congo to the southwest, and Cameroon to the west.