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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,...

You Can Now Go to Jail For Lying On Your CV in South Africa

According to the newly enforced National Qualifications Framework Amendment Act, anyone who lies about holding a tertiary education on their CV or social media platforms could face up to five years in jail. President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law...

British Trophy-hunters Legally Killed 500 African Monkeys and Baboons in 30 Years, Report

In what has been described as a “silent extinction”, giraffe numbers have fallen by up to 40 per cent over the last 30 years due to threats including trade in their parts, as well as habitat loss, illegal hunting...

Kigali Arena: Rwanda Completes East Africa’s Largest Indoor Arena Ahead of 2021 Africa Basketball Championships

Rwanda has opened the much-anticipated Kigali Arena, one of Africa’s largest indoor stadia that will host major regional and international sports events, including the continent’s biggest basketball meet – the 2021 FIBA Africa Basketball Championships. The 10,000-seat facility, located next to...

Ethiopia ‘Breaks’ Tree-planting Record, Plants 353 Trees In 12 hours

Ethiopians planted more than 353M trees in one day as part of a program fighting deforestation, says a govt official. It would be a world record - previously held by India for planting 66M trees in a day. Ethiopia is now...

5 Interesting And Sad Facts You Never Knew About Slavery

Did you know that during the dark era, slavers did all they could to justify the practice of slave trade, including creating a dedicated Slave Bible. In the Slave Bible, Passages that could have prompted rebellion were removed, And...

Lagos has Become one of Airbnb’s Fastest-growing Markets Globally

It’s unlikely that Lagos, Nigeria’s bustling economic hub, ranks very high on the bucket list of tourists who want to visit Africa. Unlike cities in South Africa, Mauritius or Morocco, Lagos is known more for its ever-busy business district than...
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Meet Uche Eke, Nigeria’s First Ever Olympic Gymnast

24 year old Uche Eke will represent Nigeria in the country’s debut in gymnastics at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
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