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The Sad Tale of Jean-pierre Adams, a Former PSG Player Who Has Been in Coma for 39 Years

Jean-Pierre Adams, a former centre-back for Paris Saint-Germain and the French national team, is still in a coma 39 years after a knee operation went horribly wrong. Former Paris Saint-Germain player Jean-Pierre Adams is still in a coma, 39 years...

Forbes: Top 5 Richest People in Egypt 2021: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to 2021 Forbes ranking, Nassef Onsi Sawiris is the richest person in Egypt. His net-worth is estimated at $8.5 billion.

Forbes: Top 5 Richest People in South Africa 2021: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to 2021 Forbes ranking, Nicholas F. Oppenheimer is the richest person in South Africa. His net-worth is estimated at $8 billion.

In Pictures: Dakar Fashion Week Takes Place in a Baobab Forest

The organisers of last weekend’s Senegalese showcase moved the event outside in response to the pandemic. The 18th edition of Dakar Fashion Week hosted its main catwalk in a baobab forest in Senegal to maintain some social distancing. "With Covid,...

Google Year in Search 2020: Most Popular Google Searches in Nigeria — Full List

Who is Aisha Yesufu, How to make face mask, When is school resuming, Who is the new President of the USA were all popular Google searches in Nigeria in 2020.

Simone Williams, Meet the Woman With the Largest Afro in the World

Simone Williams (USA), from Brooklyn, New York, has officially broken the record for the largest afro (female). Her phenomenal afro is 20.5 cm (8.07 in) tall, 22.5 cm (8.85 in) wide, and 1.48 m (4 ft 10 in) in circumference. Simone...

UN Removes Marijuana from List of Most Dangerous Drugs

The United Nation. Commission on Narcotic Drugs voted Wednesday to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from a category of the world's most dangerous drugs, which could impact the global medical marijuana industry.

Nigeria’s Wole Soyinka Set to Publish First Novel in Almost 50 Years

Wole Soyinka has used his time in lockdown to write his first novel chronicles of the happiest people on earth in almost 50 years. The novel will be released this year, with the 86-year-old author also planning fresh theatre work after ‘continuous writing’ in lockdown

Two African Writers Shortlisted For The 2020 Booker Prize

Two African Authors — Zimbabwe's Tsitsi Dangarembga and Ethiopian's Maaza Mengiste — have been shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction.

Melanesians: Meet The World’s Only Black Population With Natural Blond Hair

Melanesians are the predominant and indigenous inhabitants of Melanesia, a group of islands northeast of Australia. They are one of the few non-European people, and the only dark-skinned group of people known to have blond hair.
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3,000-year-old ‘Lost Golden City’ of Ancient Egypt Discovered

Archaeologists have hailed the discovery of what is believed to be the largest ancient city found in Egypt, buried under sand for millennia.
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