Africa

Top 20 Most Developed Countries in Africa, 2023

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.

Mau Mau Rebellion and Britain’s Atrocities in Kenya (1952–1960)

The Mau Mau uprising, was a war in the British Kenya Colony between the Kenya Land and Freedom Army (KLFA), also known as the Mau Mau, and the British authorities that lasted for 8 years

Updated: Top 10 Oldest Presidents in Africa, 2022

Paul Biya is the oldest president in Africa and the oldest president in central Africa. He is also the second-longest-ruling president in Africa.

Modern Slavery: 10 Shocking Facts About Slavery In Mauritania

Slavery in Mauritania is not a thing of the past. The practice persists to this day despite laws abolishing and criminalizing it

Woyengi, the Creator Goddess of the Ijaw People of Nigeria

Woyengi is the creator goddess of the Ijo people of Nigeria. She is also known as the goddess of fate in certain depictions.

Thiaroye Massacre: How France Massacred its West African Troops in 1944

The Thiaroye massacre was a massacre of some members of French West African troops who were protesting against non-payment of wages towards the end of World War II.

Edward Nkoloso and His Afronauts Project: Could the USA Have Stolen Their Space Secrets From Zambia?

Edward Makuka Nkoloso and His Afronauts Project: Nkoloso hoped to beat the United States and Soviet Union's respective space programs at the height of the Space Race.

Antonianism: The Catholic Movement That Portrayed Jesus as a Black Man

The Antonianism Christian movement taught that Jesus and other early Christian figures were from the Kongo Empire and that heaven is for Africans alone.

Fighting Slavery With Suicide: The Fascinating Story of the Kru People of Liberia

The Kru or Kroo are a West African ethnic group who are indigenous to eastern Liberia. During the Slave trade era, they were also infamous amongst early European slave raiders as being especially averse to capture
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Memories of Slavery: The Dark History of Sierra Leone’s Bunce Island

Bunce Island was a former slave castle located in the Sierra Leone River and was one of the largest...