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Liberia President “George Weah” is Oldest International Footballer Ever

Liberia President George Weah, 51, has become the oldest international on record after playing against Nigeria on Tuesday, according to a leading group of football statisticians. Liberia arranged the Monrovia friendly against the super eagles of Nigeria to retire their...

Oldest Known Drawing Found in in South Africa

Scientists say they have discovered humanity's oldest known drawing on a small fragment of rock in South Africa. The drawing is about 73,000 years old, and shows cross-hatch lines sketched onto stone with red ochre pigment. Scientists discovered the small fragment...

Ijele Masquerade: Facts About The Biggest Masquerade in Africa

Here are some facts you may not know about Africa biggest masquerade, ijele masquerade. 1. Ijele Masquerade aka King of all Masquerades is the biggest Masquerade in Africa, it can be found in Anambra and Enugu State, Nigeria. It is so...

Epsy Campbell Becomes First-Ever Black Female Vice President Of Costa Rica

In a history-making election, Epsy Campbell became the first Afro-Latina vice president in Costa Rica, as well as the first black female vice president in Latin America. Winning alongside President-elect Carlos Alvarado Quesada, the two ran on a platform of...

Nigerian Athlete Breaks 22-Year-Old African Record

Blessing Okagbare on Saturday started her outdoor season with an impressive 22.04 secs in her 200m race at the Wes Kittley Invitational Track and Field Meet at the Abilene Christian University, which erased the 22 -year-old previous African record...

10 Vague Facts About Africa Everyone Needs To Know

This post aim to unravel the truth on Some of the most sensitive topics regarding Africa and her history that have been unnaturally twisted to suit the propaganda and ramblings of Afrocentrics, shady politicians, and complete racists. 1. Africa is...

African Man Elected As First Black Senator In Italy

An Italian man of Nigerian origin, who is the chief immigration spokesman for the far-right League party, has been elected as the country’s first black senator. Tony Iwobi, whose party has been accused of stirring up xenophobia in Italy, was...

World’s Oldest Human Fossil Found Outside of Africa

A fossil found in Israel indicates modern humans may have left Africa as much as 100,000 years earlier than previously thought. Scientists say that an ancient upper jawbone and associated stone tools could also mean that Homo sapiens — modern...

Fifth Largest Diamond Found In Lesotho Mine

The fifth-largest gem-quality diamond ever found has been discovered at Letšeng Diamond Mine in Lesotho. http://twitter.com/GemDiamondsLtd/status/952798458141921280?s=17 According to British-based diamond company Gem Diamonds, the 910-carat precious stone is the largest discovered at the Letšeng mine since 2006, when the 603-carat Lesotho...

Top 10 Greatest African Rulers Of Ancient Times

In no particular order, these are top ten “greatest" African rulers of all time, they are also the Most Influential Ancient African Rulers Of All Time. 10. Shaka kaSenzangakhona (c. 1787 – c. 22 September 1828) Shaka Zulu is said to...
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Modern Slavery: 10 Shocking Facts About Slavery In Mauritania

Slavery in Mauritania is not a thing of the past. The practice persists to this day despite laws abolishing and criminalizing it
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