Uzonna Anele

Timothy Meaher, the Man Who Smuggled the Last Enslaved Africans Into the United States

Timothy Meaher was responsible for smuggling 110 African men, women, and children into the United States in 1860.

Kinjikitile Ngwale, the Tanzanian Spiritual Leader Who Was Hanged for Leading a Rebellion Against German Colonial Rule

Kinjikitile Ngwale was a Tanzanian spiritual leader that led an armed rebellion of Islamic and animist Africans against German colonial rule in German East Africa in 1905

António I of Kongo, the African King Who Was Beheaded for Refusing to Cede His Country’s Mines to Portugal

António I of Kongo (António I Nvita a Nkanga) was a King of the Kingdom of Kongo who ruled from 1661 to his defeat and death at the Battle of Mbwila.

Forbes: Richest Men in Egypt (2023)

According to 2022 Forbes ranking, Nassef Sawiris is the richest man in Egypt. His net-worth is estimated at $7.3 billion.

Top 5 Richest Men in South Africa 2023: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to 2022 Forbes ranking, Johann Rupert is the richest man in South Africa. His net-worth is estimated at $8.9 billion.

Omar Ibn Sayyid, the Fula Islamic Scholar Who Was Captured and Sold in the United States in 1807

Omar ibn Sayyid was a Fula Islamic scholar from Futa Toro in Senegal, who was enslaved and transported to the United States in 1807.

Unkulunkulu, the creator God of the Zulus

Unkulunkulu is the Supreme Creator of the Zulu people, a large ethnic group in South Africa.

Bo-Kaap, The Most Colorful Neighborhood in Africa

Located in Cape Town on the slopes of Signal Hill above the city center, Bo-Kaap is the oldest surviving residential neighborhood in Cape Town and the most colorful neighborhood in Africa.

Jack the Signalman: The South African Baboon Who Worked as a Railroad Assistant and Never Made a Mistake

Jack was a baboon who attained some fame for working as an assistant to a double leg amputee railway signalman in South Africa in the late 1800's.

Lake Retba: Senegal’s Magnificent Pink Lake

Lake Retba also known as the Pink Lake is famous for its remarkable pinkish-coloured water caused by Dunaliella salina algae and its strong salt content.

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Memories of Slavery: The Dark History of Sierra Leone’s Bunce Island

Bunce Island was a former slave castle located in the Sierra Leone River and was one of the largest...
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