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...
How Enslaved Africans Beating Each Other Senseless Served as a Great Source of Income for their White Masters
While female slaves in the U.S. could be made to sing and dance at their masters whim, male slaves also had the difficult task of fighting for the masters in what was a great source of entertainment and income...
This Rare ‘Slave Bible’ Was Once Used As A Powerful Mind Control Device By British Missionaries
The Slave Bible was a powerful tool of propaganda, a mind control device, and a peddler of ‘Mis-information' once used by British missionaries to convert slaves to Christianity. Such bibles had all "references to freedom and escape from slavery"...
The Highly Exceptional Ancient Civilization of the Nok People of Central Nigeria
The Nok culture is an early Iron Age population whose material remains are named after the Ham village of Nok in Nigeria, Africa, where their famous terracotta sculptures were first discovered in 1928. The Nok Culture appeared in northern...
Code Noir: The Decree that Once Regulated the Lives of African Slaves in French Colonies
The Code’s sixty articles regulated the life, death, purchase, religion, and treatment of slaves by their masters in all French colonies. The Code Noir also known as the Black Code was a decree originally passed by France's King Louis...
The Oldest Known Church in sub-Saharan Africa has been Unearthed in Ethiopia
A team of archaeologists recently uncovered the oldest known Christian church in sub-Saharan Africa, a find that sheds new light on one of the Old World’s most enigmatic kingdoms—and its surprisingly early conversion to Christianity. An international assemblage of scientists...
5 Amazing New Ancient Egyptian Discoveries in 2019
With 2019 drawing to a close, this year’s Egyptology harvest proved excellent once again. Sometimes, the finds were new. At other times, fresh facts gave more meaning to old finds and knotted mysteries a little tighter. Other artifacts had...
Nigeria Vows to go After Stolen Artefacts in Europe
The federal government of Nigeria has pledged to use all “legal and diplomatic instruments” to demand the return of Nigeria’s stolen artefacts and cultural materials worldwide. The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, announced this in Lagos recently. “We have never laid...
Ghana Grants Citizenship to 126 African Americans and Afro-Caribbeans as Part of Year of Return
As part of the year-long Year of Return celebrations, the president of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo , on Wednesday, officially conferred citizenship on 126 diasporans who have been residing in the West African nation for several years. The oath...
Bronze Cockerel Stolen in the 19th Century to be Returned to Nigeria by Cambridge
Jesus College is set to return a controversial bronze cockerel that was looted from Benin, Nigeria in the 19th century, following a successful campaign from students to reject the “spoils of war”. The sculpture, known as the Benin bronze, was...
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Top 20 Happiest Countries in Africa, 2023
According to the latest World Happiness Index, the top five countries in Africa with the highest levels of happiness are Mauritius, Algeria, South Africa, Republic of Congo, and Guinea.
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