Female Slave Traders: Meet Niara Bely, the African Queen Who Doubled as a Slave Trader in the 1800s

Niara Bely Also known as Elizabeth Bailey Gomez, was a African queen who also doubled as a slave trader in nineteenth-century Guinea.

Top 10 Youngest Presidents In Africa (Updated: 2021)

In recent years there has been a subtle surge of politicians in their 30s and 40s winning leadership roles in Africa, one of them...

African Culture: The Wodaabe Tribe Wife Stealing Festival

The Wodaabe tribe is a small subgroup of the Fulani ethnic group. They are traditionally nomadic cattle-herders and traders in the Sahel, with migrations...

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Becomes First Female Head of World Trade Organization

Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed to head the World Trade Organization as it seeks to to resolve disagreements over how it decides cases involving billions in sales and thousands of jobs.

Abuna Yemata Guh: The Most Inaccessible Place of Worship on Earth is Located in Ethiopia

At 2,500 feet, Ethiopa's 'Abuna Yemata Guh' is arguably the most inaccessible place of worship on earth, carved into the side of a cliff,...

Gregory Dow: US Missionary Jailed for Abusing Underage Girls at Orphanage he Founded in Kenga

A US missionary has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for abusing underage girls in an orphanage in Kenya. In early 2008,...

2,000-Year-Old Mummy With Golden Tongue Unearthed in Egypt

Archaeologists have unearthed 2,000-year-old mummies with golden tongues placed inside their mouths in northern Egypt, the antiquities ministry says. An Egyptian-Dominican team working at Alexandria's...

Forbes: Top 5 Richest People in Egypt 2021: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to 2021 Forbes ranking, Nassef Onsi Sawiris is the richest person in Egypt. His net-worth is estimated at $8.5 billion.

Culture

African Culture: The Wodaabe Tribe Wife Stealing Festival

The Wodaabe tribe is a small subgroup of the Fulani ethnic group. They are traditionally nomadic cattle-herders and traders...

History

10 Incredible Stories About The Exploration Of Africa

Africa has long been a mysterious, magical, and interesting place. The northern parts were explored first, leaving the rest of the land long shrouded...

Rankings

Top 10 Youngest Presidents In Africa (Updated: 2021)

In recent years there has been a subtle surge of politicians in their 30s and 40s winning leadership roles...