Encyclopaedia Afrikana.

Gateway Africa's Encyclopaedia covers an very wide range of topics relating to Africa.

Information ranging from: African countries and their history - Wildlife and plants - Stories, superstitions and myths -  Art and crafts - Tribes - Food - Herbal medicines


  • Explore the diversity of Africa, wildlife, cultures, tribes and their stories

    Explore Africa, live the dream!

  • Experience the different African cultures and tribes

    Tribes, stories and people of Africa

Stories, Fables, Folk Tales

Superstitions, folk tales, stories and myths 

Read our African short stories about tribal superstitions, myths and tribal fables. Most stories are recorded as told to us, and some has been written by "Chrigi-in-Africa", ex-Ranger, Safari guide specialist, explorer, poet.

We love this contradictory continent with a deep passion, even when she some-times sadden us with her human problems.

But then she also has the ability to fill our hearts with great joy when we experience the scenic beauty of her wilderness areas and the magnificence of her wildlife.

Tribes of Africa

the diverse people, cultures and tribes n Africa 

Gateway Africa's Encyclopaedia Afrikana covers information on tribes in Africa, with countries and maps.

Information on tribal customs, marriage, birth, death. How did tribal people make fire, rope, clothes, huts?

Traditional uses of medicinal plants in every-day uses by tribal people. Some unusual foods grown and eaten by tribal people.

For the adventure traveller who always seeks a unique hidden geo-cache or two in Southern Africa.

Fauna & Flora

information on plants, wildlife, birds, insects, reptiles creatures big and small 

Learn about the unique wildlife, creatures and plants found in Africa.

All information relating to the African Fauna and Flora has been collected over many years, and recorded by us, as we explored and worked all-over Africa for the past 50+ years.

The Fauna and Flora knowledge base currently covers mammals, insects, reptiles, plants, birds, marine-life and everything else that make this continent so special.

To date we have more than 660 entries and still adding new information and photos on a daily basis.