Society & Culture
The Bandiagara Escarpment is an escarpment in the Dogon country of Mali. The area of the escarpment is inhabited today by the Dogon people. Before the Dogon, the escarpment was inhabited by the Tellem and Toloy peoples.
People & Politics
Graça Machel: Meet The Only Woman in History to Have Married Two Presidents of Two Different Countries
Meet Graça Simbine Machel, the only woman in history to have married two presidents of two different countries. Graça Machel is a Mozambican politician, humanitarian and the widow of former President of Mozambique Samora Machel and former President of South...
Society & Culture
The Doma or vaDoma are a clan of an uncommon people who live deep within the confines of western Zimbabwe in the Kanyemba region in the north of the country, a tributary of the Zambezi River Valley. These people are...
The first ever military coup in Africa occurred in Egypt on 23 July 1952 with the toppling of King Farouk in a coup d'etat by the Free officers Movement.
Ghana’s Larabanga Mosque is the oldest mosque in Ghana and one of the oldest in West Africa. The mosque which is located in the Islamic town of Larabanga, is built in the Sudanese architectural style
Thomas-Alexandre Dumas is the first ever black man to lead a European army. He was the first person of color in the French military to become brigadier general, the first to become divisional general, and the first to become general-in-chief of a French army.
According to this year's Forbes Richest Billionaires Ranking, Aliko Dangote is Nigeria's richest man. His networth is estimated at $12.1 billion.
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.