People & Politics

Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Freed After Abduction in Tanzania

Africa’s youngest billionaire, who was abducted over a week ago outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania, has returned home safely, the family conglomerate that he runs said on Twitter on Saturday.Africa's youngest billionaire was kidnapped on Thursday (Oct 11)...

Top 10 Current Longest Serving Presidents in Africa, 2018

Cameroon President Paul Biya, 85, who is now serving his seventh consecutive term, is the second longest serving leader in Africa with nearly 36 years in office. The only current African president to have ruled longer is Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro...

Check Out The Works Of This Nigerian Hyper-realistic Charcoal Artist

Her name is Chiamonwu Ifeyinwa Joy and she is a budding hyperrealistic artist from Nigeria. She utilizes this form of artwork to celebrate and portray Igbo culture and traditions. Looking at her work you would think you were staring...

Vincent Kompany’s Father Becomes Belgium’s First Black Mayor

Pierre Kompany, father of Manchester City skipper, Vincent Kompany, has been elected the first ever black mayor in Belgium. Kompany Manchester City’s defender and captain Vincent Kompany’s father has become the first ever black mayor in Belgium after winning local...

Meet Adetunwase, the Only Nigerian With 4 Guinness World Records

Adetunwase Adenle is a Nigerian Teacher, Artist, Marketing Consultant and the only Nigerian citizen who has four Guinness World Records to his name. According to the BBC pidgin, Adetunwase Adenle holds the record for the biggest painting that has been...

Akon’s Akoin Wins him ‘Innovator Of The Year’ Award

America-born Senegalese artiste, Akon, real name Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, has scooped an award as ‘Innovator Of The Year,’ by the Black Enterprise group during its TechConNext event held recently. The songwriter, singer and producer was awarded in relation...

Rwanda Criminalizes Cartoons that ‘Humiliate’ Government Officials

Politicians in Rwanda are cracking down on the quick-witted observations of the nation’s cartoonists. As part of new revisions to the penal code, any writings or cartoons that “humiliates” lawmakers, cabinet members, or security officers will be dubbed an offense...

Melania Trump Arrives In Ghana, To Visit Other Countries

The wife of US President Donald Trump, Melania, on Tuesday arrived in Ghana on the first leg of her maiden, solo tour of Africa that has been billed as a chance to carve her own diplomatic path. The US first...

Robert F. Smith Overtakes Adenuga as Second Richest Black Man in the World

America's black billionaire Robert F. Smith has overtaken Nigeria's Adenuga as the Second Richest Black billionaire in the World Black billionaire Robert F. Smith not long ago sold a cloud-service company to Adobe for a whopping $4.7 billion. the deal...

Nigerian Startup to Deliver Medical Supplies to Local Hospitals Using Drones

A startup in Nigeria is set to revolutionise drug delivery in Africa with the use of drones to reach local clinics and hospitals that urgently need the medication. This innovative use of drones to deliver medical supplies is a...

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Fascinating Photos of Remote African Tribes Captured By a Frontline Nurse

These fascinating images of remote tribes in Africa were taken by a frontline nurse who says that the people...

Heroro Genocide: Namibia Turns Down German Genocide Reparations Offer

Namibia's President Hage Geingob has said the offer for reparations made by Germany for mass killings in its then colony was "not acceptable". German troops...

Afar Tribe: The Ethiopian Tribe Where Men Use Butter to Style Their Hair

The men in the Afar tribe style and maintain their hair with cow fat and butter. The curls are obtained with sticks and the...

Cameroon’s Italia 90 World Cup Team to Get Houses Promised To Them 30 Years Ago

Cameroon's famous side that reached the quarter-finals of the 1990 World Cup in Italy before being defeated 3–2 by England will finally get the...

Misery Index: South Africa Has The Third Most ‘Miserable Economy’ In The World

South Africa has been ranked as the world's most miserable economy after Venezuela and Argentina. Bloomberg's Misery Index, which ranks major economies by inflation and...