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...
Meet Nongqawuse, The South African Prophetess of Doom
In the 1850s, a Xhosa prophetess in South Africa prophesied that if the tribe destroyed their crops and killed all their cattle, the spirits would sweep the English settlers into the sea. The tribe obeyed and it resulted in...
3 African Sites Added to UNESCO’s ‘World Heritage’ List
The World Heritage Committee has announced the addition of three major African cultural sites on UNESCO’s “ World Heritage List ,” with Eritrea and Angola making their first entries to the list. The committee, which made the announcement Saturday, is...
Top 7 Shortest Serving Presidents In Nigeria’s History
Since her independence in 1960, Nigeria has had 15 Presidents (millitary and civilian) and among the presidents there are some who spent so little time in office that they were barely able to fulfill their duties. This is a...
Evidence Found in The Unearthed Coffin of the First Pope In History; Allegedly Proves That Jesus Did Not Exist
The mummy of Pope St. Pius I is one of the best preserved in the history of mankind. His corpse was not embalmed, it was mummified naturally for a period of about 1,700 years. His remains are considered a true...
Ancient China Medicinal Use Of Human Faeces (disturbing)
What you are about to read can be classified as disgusting. So if you are eating, drinking or if you hate everything disgusting then don't read… Ancient China image source: china-guide.com/ In the ancient times, the chinese were known for their medicinal...
4 Roman Catholic Popes Who Allegedly Died During Sex
The Catholic Church has had a long and rich history, with 266 popes having served since the church's inception. While most popes have passed away peacefully, there have been some allegations throughout history that certain popes have died while...
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Samuel Green, the Abolitionist Who Was Convicted for Possessing a Copy of an Anti-slavery Novel
Samuel Green was an African-American self-emancipated abolitionist who was jailed in 1857 for possessing a copy of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe.
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