People & Politics

Top Reasons Why You Should Start Patronizing Made-In-Nigeria Products

Following the increasing calls from the likes of Ben Murray Bruce et al, for Nigerians to start patronizing made in Nigeria goods and services, i've decided to write this article to enlighten you guys on the things you stand to gain...

7 Sad Facts About The IDP Camps in Nigeria

In Nigeria, Internally Displaced persons (also known as IDP's) are mostly victims of communal clashes, clashes between Fulani and villagers terrorism (Boko haram), etc. Below are 7 sad facts about the IDP (internally displaced people) camps in Nigeria. 1. Nigeria has...

7 People Who Took The Act of Protest To A Whole New Level

In an attempt to influence public's opinion or government Policy etc, people have been coming up with quirky ways of putting their point for war u d. Some have succeeded in bringing about the desired change while others have...

8 Africans Who Made Wonderful Use Of Their Disabilities

The list below is made up of people that saw their disability not as a limitation but as an opportunity, a chance to strive for more and accomplish what many - even those of us without any disability -...

Top 7 Deadliest Wars Fought on the African Continent

Most of the wars that have been fought on the African continent started due to greed, ethinic differences, independence etc. And even though most of these wars have ended, some nations are still suffering from the effects of the...

Top 7 Of The Poorest Countries In The World

Based on data gathered from Global Finance magazine, here are the 30 richest and the 20 poorest countries in the world 7. MOZAMBIQUE – Average Annual Income per person: $1,209 In the last decade, Mozambique’s economy has been strengthened by the...

Top 7 Current Longest Serving African Presidents

Many of the longest serving Presidents in the world are from Africa. Below is the list of the top 7 current longest serving african presidents. 7. General Idriss Déby Itno – Chad: 26 years and counting. Born June 18, 1952, Idriss...

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The Heroro-Nama Genocide: Germany’s Brutal Genocide in Namibia in the early 20th Century

The Herero and Namaqua Genocide is considered to have been the first genocide of the 20th century. It took place between 1904 and 1907 in German South-West Africa(modern day Namibia), during the Herero Wars.

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s First President, and the Last African Independence Leader from the 1960s Dies at 97

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president and one of Africa’s last surviving liberation leaders, has died at a military hospital in Lusaka, where he was being treated for pneumonia. He was 97.

Artefacts Looted From Ethiopia 150 Years Ago Withdrawn From Uk Auction After Ethiopia’s Appeal

Two artefacts that were stolen during colonial-era looting by British forces in Ethiopia have been withdrawn from auction after the Ethiopian government appealed in a letter.

World’s Third Largest Diamond Discovered in Botswana

The diamond firm Debswana has announced the discovery in Botswana of a 1,098-carat stone that it described as the third largest of its kind in the world.

The Earliest Obtainable Map of the Whole Continent of Africa

Mapped by Sebastian Münster, the map below is the earliest obtainable map of the whole continent of Africa. The map was published in the 1552 edition of Sebastian Münster’s Cosmographia.