History

Meet Nongqawuse, The South African Prophetess of Doom

In the 1850s, a Xhosa prophetess in South Africa prophesied that if the tribe destroyed their crops and killed all their cattle, the spirits would sweep the English settlers into the sea. The tribe obeyed and it resulted in...

King Leopold II: The Mad Man Who Got Away With Killing Millions Of Africans

When you kill between five to six million Jews, more than three million Soviet prisoners of war, more than two million Soviet civilians, a million Polish and Yugoslav civilians respectively, around 70,000 men, women and children with mental and...

3 African Sites Added to UNESCO’s ‘World Heritage’ List

​ The World Heritage Committee has announced the addition of three major African cultural sites on UNESCO’s “ World Heritage List ,” with Eritrea and Angola making their first entries to the list. The committee, which made the announcement Saturday, is...

Top 7 Shortest Serving Presidents In Nigeria’s History

Since her independence in 1960, Nigeria has had 15 Presidents (millitary and civilian) and among the presidents there are some who spent so little time in office that they were barely able to fulfill their duties. This is a...

Evidence Found in The Unearthed Coffin of the First Pope In History; Allegedly Proves That Jesus Did Not Exist

The mummy of Pope St. Pius I is one of the best preserved in the history of mankind. His corpse was not embalmed, it was mummified naturally for a period of about 1,700 years. ​ His remains are considered a true...

Ancient China Medicinal Use Of Human Faeces (disturbing)

What you are about to read can be classified as disgusting. So if you are eating, drinking or if you hate everything disgusting then don't read…  Ancient China image source: china-guide.com/ In the ancient times, the chinese were known for their medicinal...

4 Roman Catholic Popes Who Allegedly Died During Sex

Like my Grand mum always said, there's always an atom of truth in every rumour... Below are 4 Roman catholic popes who allegedly died during sex. 1. Pope Leo VII (936-939)   Pope Leo VII was a catholic Pope from 3 January 936...

White Wedding: 7 Things You Might Want To Know

Worldwide, the color white has been associated with weddings. But do you know why? Here are 7 things you might want to know about white weddings. 1. The white wedding is a traditional formal or semi-formal wedding originating in Britain. 2. The term...

​The 7 Most Disturbing and gruesome Human Experiments in History

Some of the human experiment below are so disturbing and gruesome that even i couldn't bring myself not to tear up.  Here are the 7 most disturbing and gruesome human experiments in history. 1. Testicular implants Dr. Leo Stanley, was the...

10 Enlightening Facts About Africa That Seem Overstated But Aren’t

Africa is a beautiful continent with lots of history, most of them are well known and some aren't. Here are 10 enlightening facts about Africa that seem overstated but aren’t 1. The Human Race Is Of African Origin. The oldest known...

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Mali Swears In Bah Ndaw As New Civilian Leader

Mali's new president Bah Ndaw has been sworn into office, five weeks after the overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Former...

Troublesome South African Baboon Evicted For Organizing Gang To Raid Homes

Kataza is an urban baboon who was captured and put in a local prison for organizing a band of baboons to join him in raiding 15 homes in Kommetjie, on Cape Town's southern peninsula in South Africa.

A Leading University In China Now Teaches Ethiopia’s Amharic Language As A Full Course

A leading university in China — Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) — has started to offer Ethiopia's widely spoken Amharic language as a full...

TIME 100: Tony Elumelu, Three Other Nigerians Makes Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Tony Elumelu, is among four Nigerians named by the Time Magazine International in their 2020 list of 100 most influential people in the world...

Zambia’s Namwali Serpell Wins UK’s Top Prize For Science Fiction

Zambia's Namwali Serpell has won the UK’s top prize for science fiction, the Arthur C Clarke award, for her first novel "The Old Drift". The...