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Friday, July 10, 2020

Uzonna Anele

Burkina Faso Unveils New Statue of Revolutionary African Icon Thomas Sankara

A new and improved statue in honour of the ex-president of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara has been unveiled in Ouagadougou more than a year later after people complained the first version did not resemble the revolutionary African icon. Sculptor Jean...

Nigerian Pastor’s TV Station Sanctioned in UK for Linking Coronavirus to 5G

A Christian television channel founded by a Lagos-based veteran pastor has been sanctioned by Ofcom, the broadcasting authority in London for airing “potentially harmful statements” about the Covid-19 pandemic, including a baseless conspiracy that the virus is linked to...

Bijago Tribe: The Matriarchal Society in Guinea Bissau Where Women Propose to the Men

On the islands of Bijago archipelago off the coast of Guinea-Bissau, there is a matriarchal society where women in the tribe manage the household, the economy, law, as well as initiating courtship. Located in the Atlantic Ocean, The Bijago archipelago...

Madagascar Records First Coronavirus Death

Madagascar has recorded its first coronavirus death, according to an official announcement made on television. The 57-year-old hospital worker, who died on Saturday, was suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure, Reuters news agency reports quoting the statement. The Indian ocean...

Two-Headed Girl: The little known Story About Conjoined Sisters “Millie and Christine McKoy”

Twin sisters Millie and Christine McKoy were conjoined twins born into slavery, who later became one of the most notable “human oddities” attractions in the world. Billed as the “Two-Headed Girl” and also the “Two-Headed Nightingale,” the sisters delighted...

Félicien Kabuga: Rwanda Genocide Suspect Arrested in France

Félicien Kabuga, one of the most wanted suspects in the Rwandan genocide that left 800,000 people dead, has been arrested near Paris, the French justice ministry has announced. Mr Kabuga was detained by gendarmes in Asnières-Sur-Seine, where he had been...

Nigerian Teen, Timi Adelakun Breaks American School’s 107-year Old Record As He Becomes the First Black Valedictorian

Timi Adelakun, a Nigerian teenager studying in South Broward, US, has every right to be in a jubilant mood, after becoming the school's first Black valedictorian 105 years after it was established in 1913. He did this by earning the...

Israel Gets First Ethiopia-born Minister in Pnina Tamano-Shata

Israel is set to get its first Ethiopia-born minister, with the nomination of a female MP brought there in a secret operation in the 1980s. Pnina Tamano-Shata has been chosen by incoming deputy prime minister Benny Gantz, who is forming...

African Billionaires and Their Contributions to the Fight Against Coronavirus

As the coronavirus continues to spread across cities all over Africa, the severity of the pandemic and its devastating effect on the limited resources available in most African countries have prompted some of the continent's billionaires to step up...

Every African Country Now Affected As Lesotho Announces First Coronavirus Case

Lesotho, the only Coronavirus-free country in Africa have just recorded their First Coronavirus Case. The first positive case comes a week after the country lifted its national lockdown. The positive case was imported from the Middle East and the patient has...

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