According to alexa (company that provides commercial web traffic data and analytics), these are the Top 7 most popular online news sources in Nigeria. 1. Naij Naij.com is a News and entertainment portal that features aggregated news content. And it's available in...
Yes, drinking water can actually help you lose some weight. In a recent study, researchers find that drinking plain water may help people consume less sugar, sodium and saturated fat. Researchers from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign conducted the study. A national...
Scientists in Zimbabwe say they have developed new heat- and drought-tolerant varieties of maize that may be ready for sale ahead of the next planting season. The seeds from CIMMYT - the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center - were developed to...
If everything goes according to an uncertain, audacious plan, a new country called Asgardia, named after Norse mythology's city in the skies, could be the first nation ever created in space. The group behind the Asgardia project includes space experts based out...
Jose Javier, from the town of Torrevieja, in Spain’s, dreamed of becoming rich and famous, like his favorite youtubers. So in August, he decided to set up his own YouTube account and register for Google’s lucrative revenue generation program,...
The 21st century has seen a rise in technological advancements. Some good, while some are not so good. With this said, which of today's emerging technologies have a chance at solving a big problem and opening up new opportunities?...
The number of Internet users in Africa is growing at a faster pace than the rest of the world. And yet the continent still have a long way to go. Here are the top 7 african countries with the...
People & Politics
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.
Society & Culture
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Two artefacts that were stolen during colonial-era looting by British forces in Ethiopia have been withdrawn from auction after the Ethiopian government appealed in a letter.
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.
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.