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5 African Royals Who Were Captured and Sold Into Slavery

Many of the Western slave traders respected African kings and their families and always made sure not to sell any royal off, however, a few royals someway somehow found themselves being sold off into slavery. Here are 5 Africans who...

Top 10 Most Influential African Tribes During the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Atlantic slave trade is the most unfortunate activity in the history because it displaced many Africans from their homes. It created a legacy of oppression for the descendants and generations to come. 10. Chamba people They are located in Northern Nigerian...

Five Times the CIA Robbed Africa of Its Promising Leaders

The CIA has always meddled in the affairs of other countries for the mere reason of advancing America's selfish interests. Below are five hurtful instances where the CIA deprived Africa of its promising leaders.The role of the West in...

Liberia President “George Weah” is Oldest International Footballer Ever

Liberia President George Weah, 51, has become the oldest international on record after playing against Nigeria on Tuesday, according to a leading group of football statisticians. Liberia arranged the Monrovia friendly against the super eagles of Nigeria to retire their...

Oldest Known Drawing Found in in South Africa

Scientists say they have discovered humanity's oldest known drawing on a small fragment of rock in South Africa. The drawing is about 73,000 years old, and shows cross-hatch lines sketched onto stone with red ochre pigment. Scientists discovered the small fragment...

Ijele Masquerade: Facts About The Biggest Masquerade in Africa

Here are some facts you may not know about Africa biggest masquerade, ijele masquerade. 1. Ijele Masquerade aka King of all Masquerades is the biggest Masquerade in Africa, it can be found in Anambra and Enugu State, Nigeria. It is so...

Epsy Campbell Becomes First-Ever Black Female Vice President Of Costa Rica

In a history-making election, Epsy Campbell became the first Afro-Latina vice president in Costa Rica, as well as the first black female vice president in Latin America. Winning alongside President-elect Carlos Alvarado Quesada, the two ran on a platform of...

Ota Benga: The Sad Tale Of The Man Who Was Kept In A New York Zoo

His family was killed, he was taken as a slave, and he lived in the Bronx Zoo's monkey house as a human exhibit. This is the story of Ota Benga. While being kept in zoo against his will, Ota Benga,...

Nigerian Athlete Breaks 22-Year-Old African Record

Blessing Okagbare on Saturday started her outdoor season with an impressive 22.04 secs in her 200m race at the Wes Kittley Invitational Track and Field Meet at the Abilene Christian University, which erased the 22 -year-old previous African record...

10 Vague Facts About Africa Everyone Needs To Know

This post aim to unravel the truth on Some of the most sensitive topics regarding Africa and her history that have been unnaturally twisted to suit the propaganda and ramblings of Afrocentrics, shady politicians, and complete racists. 1. Africa is...

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Top 10 Smallest Countries in Africa by Land Area

The Republic of Seychelles is a country roughly 1500km off the coast of East Africa. And It is the smallest country in Africa.