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Top 10 Highest Producers of Cocoa in Africa, 2022

The Ivory Coast is by far the largest cocoa producing country in Africa and the world; supplying over 30% of the world’s cocoa beans.

Top 20 Largest Economies In Africa, 2022

Nigeria tops the list of largest economies in Africa with a GDP of $514.05 billion. Petroleum accounts for more than half of Nigeria's total GDP

Margaret Garner, the Runaway Slave Who Killed Her Own Daughter Rather Than Return Her to Slavery

Margaret Garner was an enslaved African-American who killed her own daughter rather than allow the child to be returned to slavery.

Pikworo Slave Camp: the 18th Century Slave Trading Camp in Ghana Where African Slaves Were Auctioned

The Pikworo slave camp was a slave trading camp in Ghana where enslaved Africans were sold to English, French and Dutch slave traders

Top 20 Most Populated Countries in Africa, 2022

Nigeria, also known as the giant of Africa, is the most populous country in Africa with a population of over 216.5 million.

Top 20 Richest Countries In Africa, 2022

Seychelles ranks as the richest country in Africa, with a reported per capita GDP of $11,426. With a population of less than 100,000, the country has the tiniest population in Africa.

Top 10 Poorest Countries In Africa, 2022

Burundi ranks as the poorest country in Africa, with a reported per capita GDP of $239. Approximately 70% of Burundi's population lives in poverty according to the world food program.

‘Hit the Nigger Baby’ – How African-Americans Were Used as Human Targets in the 1880s

The African Dodger, also known as "Hit the Nigger Baby" was a very popular game in local fairs, carnivals, and circuses in the United States from the 1880s up to the 1960s.

Top 20 Most Developed Countries in Africa, 2022

Mauritius, Seychelles, Algeria, Tunisia and Botswana lead the Human Development Index (HDI) rankings in Africa, they are the top five most developed countries in Africa.

Akodessewa Fetish Market – The Largest Voodoo Market in the World is Located in Togo

Togo's Akodessewa Fetish Market is recognized as the largest juju market in the world, it's a place where Babalawos/Dibias aka Voodoo practitioners can find practically anything they need for their rituals.
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Abdul Rahman Ibrahima, the Fulani Prince Who Was Enslaved in the United States for 40 Years

Abdul Rahman Ibrahima was a Fulani prince from the Fouta Djallon region of Guinea, who was captured and sold into slavery in 1788