Askari: The Indigenous Soldiers of European Colonial Armies in Africa
Askaris were soldiers recruited from local populations in Africa to fight for European colonial powers during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Force Publique, the Brutal Army Used by Belgian King Leopold II to Commit His Crimes in Congo
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King Leopold's Force Publique had one major purpose and that was to enforce the rubber quotas and other forms of forced labour on the people of congo.
Bai Bureh, the Sierra Leonean Ruler Who Led an Uprising Against the British in 1898
Hut tax war of 1898: Bai Bureh was a Sierra Leonean ruler, military strategist, and Muslim cleric, who led an uprising against British rule in 1898
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.
The Heroro-Nama Genocide: Germany’s Brutal Genocide in Namibia in the early 20th Century
The Herero and Namaqua Genocide is considered to have been the first genocide of the 20th century. It took place between 1904 and 1907 in German South-West Africa(modern day Namibia), during the Herero Wars.
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Top 20 Happiest Countries in Africa, 2023
According to the latest World Happiness Index, the top five countries in Africa with the highest levels of happiness are Mauritius, Algeria, South Africa, Republic of Congo, and Guinea.