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Tunisia Tops Africa in Latest FIFA Rankings, Nigeria Ranked 3rd

Tunisia has topped Africa at position 22 in the latest FIFA rankings released by the world football governing body on Thursday. The Tunisians, who have already qualified for next year’s AFCON in Cameroon, are followed by Senegal at 25, which...

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...

After 122 years, the Olympics Finally Came to Africa, Senegal to Host Games in 2022

Senegal is set to make history as the first African country to host the modern Olympic Games which were first held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday said its executive board picked Senegal in...

World Cup 2018: Nigeria Ranked 10th Best Team To Win The World Cup

In a power ranking report released by the The Guardian of London, the Super Eagles have been rated the 10th best nation that will win the World Cup. In a power ranking report released by the The Guardian of London,...

East Africa’s Rwanda Becomes Arsenal’s Official Tourism Partner

English Premier League soccer team Arsenal has signed a shirt-sponsorship deal with Rwanda. The club, one of the world’s biggest, will promote tourism, investment and football in the East African nation under a three-year agreement, the Rwanda Development Board said...

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...

Morocco Competes to Host FIFA World Cup 2026

On June 13th, the name of the host country(s) of the 2026 World Cup will be announced by the International Football Association FIFA. Morocco’s candidacy for the organisation of the 2026 World Cup was officially presented in March. All...

From Riches to Rags, Story of Ex-Ivorian Football Star Emmanuel Eboue

Emmanuel Eboue , former Ivorian international and Arsenal defender has revealed that he is broke and sometimes sleeps on the floor in a friend’s living room after several years of playing in the English premier league which earned him...

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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.