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The World’s Smallest Church is in Uganda and it Only Accommodates Three

The chapel has no known or given name yet but it’s popularly known as the Chapel on Biku Hill. Established in 1996, it was founded by now-retired Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, His Lordship Henry Luke Orombi in...

On This Day – February 20 1978: Fela Anikulapo Kuti Married 27 Women

On February 20, 1978 African music legend and Afrobeat creator Fela Anikulapo Kuti married 27 women on the same day all of whom were his back up dancers. History has it that Fela was able to pull off the feat...

Black History Month: 5 Amazing Black Women in History You Really Should Know About

The month of February is a month set aside to teach history as it relates specifically to African Americans, their impact on sociopolitical events, and their contributions to society as a whole. Every black person knows about Dr. Martin...

The Untold Story of The Schoolgirls Who Warned of Rwanda’s Genocide

Over the course of the 1980s, the Virgin Mary appeared to three young women in a Small village 'Kibeho' in Rwanda, identifying herself as "Mother of the Word", The teenaged seers reported that the Virgin asked everyone to pray...

The Major Role The Church Played In The Enslavement of Black Africans

The Church had enjoyed 1,500 years during which it had had the power to ban slavery but had failed to do so, or even to have expressed any desire to do so. (The Anglican Church's missionary organisation , the...

5 Appalling Ways Enslaved African Men Were Sexually Exploited by Their Slave Masters

Time and time again, the horrifying experiences of enslaved Africans working on plantations in the Americas and other parts of the world are told over and over. During the slave trade, which lasted for well over 400 years, Africans were...

Britain, France Set to Return Looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

Some of the bronzes looted from the Benin Empire by British Soldiers over 100 years will be returned to Nigeria, but with certain terms and conditions According to CNN, the Benin Dialogue Group (BDG), which comprises of representatives of several...

5 African Royals Who Were Captured and Sold Into Slavery

Many of the Western slave traders respected African kings and their families and always made sure not to sell any royal off, however, a few royals someway somehow found themselves being sold off into slavery. Here are 5 Africans who...

Top 10 Most Influential African Tribes During the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Atlantic slave trade is the most unfortunate activity in human history. Not only did it displace many Africans from their homes, it also created a legacy of oppression for the descendants and generations to come. 10. Chamba people The Chambas are...

Five Times the CIA Robbed Africa of Its Promising Leaders

The CIA has always meddled in the affairs of other countries for the mere reason of advancing America's selfish interests. Below are five hurtful instances where the CIA deprived Africa of its promising leaders.The role of the West in...
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Arthur St. Clair: The Black Minister Lynched for Presiding Over a Mixed-Race Marriage in 1877

Arthur W. St. Clair was an African-American leader whose life was tragically cut short in 1877. His crime? Presiding...
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