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Top 20 Richest People in Africa 2021: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to 2021 Forbes ranking, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is Africa’s richest person (for the 9th year in a row). His net-worth is estimated at $12.1 billion. The second richest in Africa is Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris. He runs OCI,...

Britain’s Shameful Role in the Biafran War that Led to the Death of Millions

Weapons and ammunition poured in quietly as Whitehall and the Harold Wilson government lied and denied it all. Much enlarged, with fresh weapons and secret advisory teams, the Nigerian army inched across Biafra as the defenders tried to fight...

The Two-Headed Boy of Bengal: His Life, Early Death and Dissection

A boy born in 1783 had two heads, one on top of the other with the second head upside down so that the neck stub was in the air. It was said that the second head had a fully...

Here are 20 Interesting Facts About the African Continent

Home to the youngest population in the world, fascinating history, spectacular art and a plethora of languages, Africa boasts some truly amazing facts. Here are 20 Interesting Facts That You Might Not Know About the African Continent. 1. Africa has the...

How Many Nigerians are Currently Living in the UK? Here Are The Latest Stats

The UK’s office for national statistics has published new data showing how many foreign nationals are currently living in the country. The data – which is based on the country’s annual population survey – shows the number of overseas-born people...

A Staggering One-in-Three Women Experience Physical, Sexual Abuse – UN

A Staggering One-in-Three Women Experience Physical, Sexual Abuse. Violence against women and girls is among the most widespread, and devastating human rights violations in the world, but much it is often unreported due to impunity, shame and gender inequality, the...

Ayam Cemani: The Most Expensive Chicken In The World is Entirely Black

The Ayam Cemani an inky black chicken breed indigenous to Indonesia has been dubbed as the most expensive chicken in the world, going as much as $2500. The name for the chicken is derived from the name of the village...

Nigerians Top List of African Students Studying in U.S. in 2019

New data released by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs shows that about 13,423 Nigerian students are currently studying in the US in the 2018/2019 academic session. According to the 2019 Open Doors Report on...

Meet the only Three Black Female Billionaires in the World

There are 2,253 recognized Billionaires in the World today, according to their forbes, and out of that number, only 13 of them are Blacks representing 1% of the total sum and surprisingly, only three of them are Black women. The...

Richest Countries In Africa By AfrAsia Bank – 2020 Ranking

New World Wealth and AfrAsia Bank have published the latest African Wealth Report, showing the levels of wealth of various African nations at the end of 2018. According to the report, South Africa is still the richest country in Africa,...

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Billionaires in Africa: These are the Youngest Billionaires in Africa (Forbes, 2021)

According to Forbes' 2021 World Billionaires rankings, Tanzania's Mohammed Dewji is the Youngest Billionaire in Africa. The youngest billionaire in...