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Top 7 Most Popular Online News Sources In Nigeria

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...

Struggling to Lose Weight? Drink More Water

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 Invents Drought Resistant Maize Seeds

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...

Would You Like To Be A Citizen Of The World’s First Space Nation?

​ 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...

Amateur Youtuber Confuses Adwords with Adsense, Ends Up Owing Google $120,000

​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,...

Top 7 Technological Breakthrough in 2016

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?...

Top 7 African Countries With The Highest Internet Users

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...

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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.