Tulsa Race Massacre: A White Mob Destroyed America’s Wealthiest Black Neighborhood On This Day In 1921
Tulsa race massacre of 1921, also called Tulsa race riot of 1921, is one of the most severe incidents of racial violence in United State's history.
The Kidnap and Brutal Lynching of Mack Charles Parker in 1959
Mack Charles Parker was a 23 year old truck driver who had been accused and arrested for allegedly raping a pregnant white woman.
Updated: Top 10 Oldest Presidents in Africa, 2023
Paul Biya is the oldest president in Africa and the oldest president in central Africa. He is also the second-longest-ruling president in Africa.
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 (2023: Updated)
The following is a list of the top 10 most viewed Tanzanian music videos on YouTube as of 2023. These videos have been selected based on their popularity, as determined by the number of views they have received on...
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.
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.
Society & Culture
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...
Mr Madu is a freelance writer, a lover of Africa and a frequent hiker who loves long, vigorous walks, usually on hills or mountains.
King Hintsa: The Xhosa Leader Who Was Betrayed, Killed, and Mutilated by the British
King Hintsa, also known as Hintsa kaKhawuta, was the king of the Xhosa Kingdom from 1804-1835. As a formidable...