Africa

King Eyo Honesty II: This Man Stopped the Killing of Twins in Calabar, Not Mary Slessor

King Eyo Honesty II ended brutal practices such as the killing of twins; human sacrifices; and the immolation of slaves upon the death of an important person.

Remembering Samuel Doe, the First World Leader to Be Tortured and Executed on Camera

On the 9th of September 1990, Samuel Doe became the first world leader to be tortured on camera before being executed.

Top 10 Largest Countries in East Africa

Ethiopia has a total area of 1,104,300 square kilometres making it the largest country in East Africa.

Richest Countries in East Africa, 2023

Djibouti is the richest country in East Africa and the eleventh-richest country in Africa with a Nominal GDP per capita of $3,425.

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

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.
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History of Human Zoos: How ‘Exotic Africans’ Were Displayed in Zoos in the West

During this time, people from various non-European cultures were brought to Europe and the United States and displayed in zoos as examples of "exotic" and "primitive" peoples.