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World’s Rarest Gorillas Spotted in Nigeria for the First Time in Years

For the first time in years, the wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has captured images of group of rare gorillas with multiple infants in the mountains of southern Nigeria.

Nigerian Woman Put up for Sale on Facebook Refuses to Return Home

The Nigerian woman who was put up for sale on Facebook in Lebanon has refused to return home, and has instead negotiated a contract with another employer, according to the head of Nigeria's diaspora commission. The woman was listed for...

Nairobi, Cape Town Among the Best Cities Worldwide for Eco-friendly Getaway

Marrakesh, Cape Town and Nairobi are among the world’s best cities for an eco-friendly getaway, a new survey reveals. Tourlane With World Environment Day on June 5, the company wanted to shed some light on eco-friendly spots for travellers to...

“The Time When Everything Divided”; The Creation Story of The Kaluli Tribe

All cultures and religions have their creation stories. One creation story is of the Kaluli people who believe everything in the world was created to solve the problems of cold and hunger. The Kaluli are a clan of indigenous people...

100-Million-Year-Old “River Monster” Discovered Beneath Africa’s Sahara Desert

The first ever evidence of a dinosaur which swam, lived and hunted underwater has been discovered in the now-barren wilderness of the Saharan desert. Paleontologists have unearthed new fossils in southeastern Morocco that provide a deeper understanding of one of...

Abuna Yemata Guh: The Most Inaccessible Place of Worship on Earth is Located in Ethiopia

At 2,500 feet, Ethiopa's 'Abuna Yemata Guh' is arguably the most inaccessible place of worship on earth, carved into the side of a cliff, with a sheer drop of 650 feet on all sides. Abuna Yemata Guh is a monolithic...

African Countries That Speak Spanish

What are some Spanish speaking African countries and how and when did they adopt the language? There are more than 400 million native speakers of Spanish, making it the second most spoken languages in the world. Spanish is the third...

WHO Lists Nigeria, Ghana, 11 Others As Top-risk African Nations for Coronavirus

The World Health Organisation has identified 13 high- risk African countries for coronavirus. They are Algeria, Angola, Ivory Coast , DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius , Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. A statement from WHO said the identified...

These are the Most Expensive Cities in Africa 2020

Data group Numbeo have published their Cost of Living indices for 2020, listing the cheapest and most expensive cities to live in across the globe. The index compares the cost of living relative to the following reference cities: New York...

US Adds Six Countries Including Nigeria, Tanzania to Travel Ban List

Four African nations have been added to the nations facing stringent travel restrictions by United States president Donald Trump. The African countries are Sudan, Eritrea, Nigeria and Tanzania. The total number of countries on the restricted travel list now stands...

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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...

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...

Fighting Slavery With Suicide: The Fascinating Story of Africa’s Kru People

The Kru or Kroo are a West African ethnic group who are indigenous to eastern Liberia. During the Slave trade era, they were also infamous amongst early European slave raiders as being especially averse to capture

The Mbuti People Of Congo And Their Sister Exchange Form Of Marriage

In the Mbuti tribe, marriage is by sister exchange: Based on reciprocal exchange, men from other bands exchange sisters or other females in his...

Slavery Abolition Act 1833: Slavery Was Abolished Throughout The British Empire On This Day

The Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 that abolished slavery in most British colonies, freeing more than 800,000 enslaved Africans in the Caribbean and South Africa and making the purchase or ownership of slaves illegal