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Woyengi, the Creator Goddess of the Ijaw People of Nigeria

Woyengi is the creator goddess of the Ijo people of Nigeria. She is also known as the goddess of fate in certain depictions.

Shark Island Concentration Camp: How Germany Ran the World’s First Death Camp in Namibia

Shark Island or "Death Island" was one of five concentration camps in German South West Africa. It was located on Shark Island off Lüderitz, in the far south-west of the territory which today is Namibia.

Top 10 Most Viewed Tanzanian Music Videos on YouTube (2022: Updated)

Which video is the most viewed Tanzanian music video on Youtube 2022? YouTube is the largest video-sharing site where users upload their videos for others to watch. With Internet penetration expanding steadily across Tanzania, there has been a tremendous growth...

Chief Amodu Tijani: This Yoruba Chief Took Britain to Court in 1921 for Stealing His Land and Won a Huge Compensation

Chief Amodu Tijani Oluwa, also known as simply Amodu Tijani, was a Nigerian traditional chief who cane to prominence in the high colonial period, when he took the British colonial government to court in 1921 for appropriating his land in Apapa.

Ayuba Suleiman: on His Way to Sell His Slaves, This African Royal Was Abducted and Sold Into Slavery in 1730

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo, also known as Job Ben Solomon, was a prominent Fulani Muslim prince from West Africa who was kidnapped by the Mandinkas and shipped to the Americas during the Atlantic slave trade.

Best Universities to Study Medicine in Nigeria

According to Times Higher Education (THE) ranking of universities for 2022, University of Ibadan is the best University to study medicine in Nigeria.

Charles Sumner, the US Senator Who Was Almost Killed for Speaking Against Slavery

The Beating of Charles Sumner, occurred on May 22, 1856, in the United States Senate chamber, when Preston Brooks, used a walking cane to attack Senator Charles Sumner.

Breast Ironing: the Harmful Practice of Flattening the Breasts of Young Girls to Hide Puberty

Breast ironing, a traditional practice commonly done in Cameroon, is the process whereby young pubescent girls breasts are ironed, massaged or pounded down through the use of hard or heated objects and then bound with a constrictive material in...

Top 12: Best African Countries to Make Money

Best African Countries to make money: From South Africa to Libya, workers in the African countries below earn the highest salaries.

40 World Famous Celebrities You Never Knew Were Nigerians

Here are 40 World Famous Celebrities You Never Knew Were Nigerians.

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Mr Madu is a freelance writer, a lover of Africa and a frequent hiker who loves long, vigorous walks, usually on hills or mountains.
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Sarraounia Mangou, the African Queen Who Resisted French Colonial Troops at the Battle of Lougou in 1899

Sarraounia Mangou was one of the few African tribal leaders who fought and resisted the advances of French expansionists Paul Voulet and Julien Chanoine at the battle of lougou
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