How well do you know the people of Africa?

Africa is a patchwork of cultures, traditions and beliefs. How well do you know the people that make up this amazing continent?

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1. The Maasai of Kenya are famous for adding a little something extra to their milk in the morning. Is it:

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2. The Wodaabe of Niger hold an annual festival where they put on makeup and attempt to steal what?

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4. The name of these people in the local Maa language means ‘butterfly.’ They are the:

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5. These hunter gatherers call the Kalahari Desert home. They are the:

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6. These people live in cliff dwellings in the Bandiagara Escarpment in Mali

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7. The Dzanga-Sanha Forest Reserve in the Central African Republic is home to the:

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8. Which Saharan people are famous for their indigo blue turbans?

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9. Zulu beads were historically used as a language between men and women to express their feelings. What does the colour red mean?

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10. Himba women are famous for colouring their hair with red ochre. You will find them in:

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11. Young Hamar and Karo men in Ethiopia have to jump what as part of their coming-of-age ceremony?

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12. Voodoo is still practised by which West African people?

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13. The Hadzabe are regarded as one of the last truly nomadic people in east Africa. You’ll find them in:

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14. Nelson Mandela’s father was the chief of which South African people?

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15. Where will you find the Berber people?

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16. Which southern African people are famous for the striking geometric patterns of their garments?