9 traditional African sports that survived colonialism

July 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm | Culture

Etsey Atisu

Etsey Atisu | Staff Writer

July 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm | Culture

Donkey race, Lamu, Kenya 2010, Photo credit: Xiaojun Deng via Flickr

Donkey Racing 

Popular on Kenya’s car-less island Lamu, this annual race attracts thousands who want to see jockeys race well-trained donkeys without saddles. This sport requires an insane amount of skill and has been around for centuries. 

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