Uzonna Anele

Thomas-Alexandre Dumas: the First Black General in the French Army

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.

Forbes: These Are the Richest People In Nigeria, 2021

According to this year's Forbes Richest Billionaires Ranking, Aliko Dangote is Nigeria's richest man. His networth is estimated at $12.1 billion.

Top 10 Most Powerful Militaries In Africa (2021)

According to the Global Fire Power, Egypt has the most powerful military in Africa and the 13th in the world with a PwrIndx* score of 0.2216

7 Ancient Cultural Practices That Are Still Prevalent in Some Parts of Africa

Africa is known to have a very rich culture, some of this cultural practices are not so bad, while there are some that are outrightly inhumane and need to be put to stop. Here is a list of 7...

African Tribal Markings and Meanings

African Tribal marks are scarifications with specific patterns drawn on the faces of individuals for the purpose of 'identification, protection and beautification'. The custom is an ancient African culture and are usually inscribed on the body by burning or...

African Countries With the Highest Internet Users (2021)

With over 104 million internet users, Nigeria has the highest internet users in Africa. The country is followed by egypt with 55 million internet users.

The Painted Mud Houses of Tiébélé, Burkina Faso

In the village of Tiébéle in Burkina Faso, the natives are known for their amazing traditional cob homes which are built by the men and elaborately decorated by the women.

African Nobel Prize Winners

With 11 Nobel prize winners, South Africa has the highest number of Laureates in Africa, followed by Egypt with 4 and Liberia with 2. Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Ethiopia, Tunisia, and Congo Democratic Republic all have one each.

The Stunning Traditional Huts of the Toposa People of South Sudan

The Toposa people live in well organised villages, with different houses for dry and rainy season, granaries, where they not only keep their supllies but also their personal items.

Tabitha Chawinga, the Footballer Who Was Forced to Strip During a Match to Prove She Was Female

while playing for a girls’ school team, she was forced to undress in front of the opposition to prove she was a girl. Her opponents did not believe she was female because of how well she played.

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Top 15 Most Populated Cities In Africa, 2021

Lagos is the most populous city in Africa with a population exceeding 24 million. It is one of just two cities with a population of more than 20 million, with Cairo being the second.
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