Africa

Top 10 Least Happiest Countries in Africa – UN Annual Happiness Report 2017

The World Happiness Report is a landmark survey of the state of global happiness. (Here's the latest report: Top 20 Happiest (and Saddest) Countries in Africa 2020) The report which ranked 155 countries by their happiness levels, was released today '20th...

Top 10 Happiest Countries in Africa – UN Annual Happiness Report 2017

The United Nations annual World Happiness Report has named Algeria Africa's happiest country, while naming Nigeria the 6th happiest country in Africa. (Here's the latest report: Top 20 Happiest (and Saddest) Countries in Africa 2020) See also: 7 reasons why you should...

Top 10 Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites In Africa

A World Heritage Site is any place listed by the UNESCO as a location of special cultural or physical significance. Currently in Africa there are 135 designated world heritage sites in Africa and these are my top 10. In no...

Top 6 of the worst cities to live in Africa (2016) 

About EIU - The EIU's (Economist Intelligence Unit) Global Liveability Ranking provides scores out of 100 for lifestyle challenges in 140 cities worldwide. It looks at which cities have the best living and worst living conditions. The ranking takes...

7 Of The Most Commonly Transmitted STD’s in Africa

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) also called venereal diseases are infections that are spread primarily through person-to-person sexual contact. Available data show that sexually transmitted diseases constitute great medical, social and economic problems in Africa. and Apart from the heavy affliction...

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The Virginia Killing Act of 1669: the Law That Made It Legal to Kill a Slave

The Virginia casual killing act of 1669 declared that, should a slave be killed as a result of extreme punishment, the master should not face charges for the murder.

The Creation Story of the Akamba People of Kenya

In the beginning, Mulungu the creator is said to have formed a man and a woman in heaven before placing them on a rock in on earth, where it is said that their footprints, as well as the footprints of their animals, can still be seen today.

Bussa’s Rebellion of 1816, the Largest Slave Revolt in Barbadian History

The largest slave rebellion in Barbadian history took place during the Bussa uprising in April 1816. The rebellion takes its name from the African-born...

Top 10 Longest Serving Presidents in Africa, 2022

Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang is the longest serving president in Africa and the world. He is closely followed by Cameroons President Paul Biya.

Cornelius Frederiks: the Namibian Captain Who Was Locked Up in a Concentration Camp for Fighting Against German Colonialists

Cornelius Frederiks was a Namibian freedom fighter who actively fought a guerrilla-style war against German colonialists during the Herero-Nama war of 1904.