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Africa Day, 25 May: Here are 35 Interesting Facts About Africa

Africa Day formerly known as African Freedom Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity on 25 May 1963. The day is celebrated in various countries on the African continent, as well as around...

The Largest Collection of Ancient Footprints in Africa Has Been Discovered in Tanzania

Hundreds of fossilized human footprints made between 5,760 and 19,100 years ago have been discovered in Tanzania. This represents the largest collection of fossilized footprints found in Africa to date. The footprints are located at the Engare Sero site, just...

Covid-19 in Nigeria: Death Toll Rises to 128 as Tally of Cases Crosses 4000 Mark

According to the latest report from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria has recorded 4,151 confirmed cases of coronavirus. The country recorded 239 new cases of Covid- 19 disease yesterday, bringing the total to 4151 cases, with eight more...

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...

Coronavirus Vaccine Being Tested at Oxford Left Monkeys ‘Virus Free’ in One Month

Coronavirus vaccine being tested at Oxford Uni left monkeys ‘virus free in one month’ A POTENTIAL coronavirus vaccine from Oxford University has kept monkeys immune from the deadly virus for a month. The promising results comes after top Government experts warned...

Top 10 African Countries Enjoying Press Freedom in 2020

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has released its 2020 World Press Freedom Index, which ranks 180 countries based on the level of press freedom available to journalists. It, however, said press freedom remains highly fragile in Sub-Saharan Africa. The latest Reporters...

Want to Know What Someone’s Really Feeling, Look at their Feet – Psychology

If you want to know what someone’s really feeling in a casual conversation at a party, bus stop, or classroom, if you want to know whether they are bored, restless or enjoying your company, look at their feet. Contrary to...

Britain’s Shameful Role in the Biafran War that Led to the Death of Millions

Weapons and ammunition poured in quietly as Whitehall and the Harold Wilson government lied and denied it all. Much enlarged, with fresh weapons and secret advisory teams, the Nigerian army inched across Biafra as the defenders tried to fight...

The Two-Headed Boy of Bengal: His Life, Early Death and Dissection

A boy born in 1783 had two heads, one on top of the other with the second head upside down so that the neck stub was in the air. It was said that the second head had a fully...

Here are 20 Interesting Facts About the African Continent

Home to the youngest population in the world, fascinating history, spectacular art and a plethora of languages, Africa boasts some truly amazing facts. Here are 20 Interesting Facts That You Might Not Know About the African Continent. 1. Africa has the...
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Seriki Williams Abass: The Former Slave Who Later Became A Renowned Slave Merchant in Yorubalamd

Seriki Williams Abass was a renowned slave merchant during the 19th century and a former paramount ruler of Badagry.
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