Chief Mkwawa: the Tanzanian Chief Who Led a Fierce Rebellion Against German Colonial Forces in the Late 19th Century
Chief Mkwawa was a warrior and leader of the Hehe people, a tribe located in present-day Tanzania. He is known for his resistance against German colonial rule in the late 19th century.
Abushiri, the East African Slave Trader Who Was Hanged for Fighting Against German Colonialism
Abushiri, was a wealthy merchant and slave-owning plantation owner who is known for Revolting against the German East Africa Company in present-day Tanzania.
Top 10 Largest Economies in East Africa, 2023
Ethiopia has the largest economy in East Africa and is concentrated in the services and agriculture sectors.
Countries in East Africa, Their Capitals and Population
East Africa is traditionally made up of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda; and the Horn of Africa, made up of Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia.
Richest Men in East Africa (2023)
Mohammed Dewji of Tanzania is the richest man in East Africa according to Forbes Real time Net Worth
Top 10 Strongest Army in East Africa, 2023 (Updated)
Strongest army in East Africa: Ethiopia's millitary is the most powerful military in East Africa and the 6th most powerful military in 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.
Society & Culture
13 Weird African Cultural Practice That Are Still in Existence Today
Africa is home to over 1000 different tribes and rich cultures with practices that are both amazing as well as scary, while others are just plain bizarre, like the ones below.
BBC 100: These are the 21 Most Inspiring and Influential Women in Africa (2020)
The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020.
Top 20: Africa’s Best Governed Countries in 2020
The governments of Mauritius, Cabo verde and Seychelles are the best when it comes to governance in Africa. They rank as the top 3 best governed countries in Africa, according to the Ibrahim Index of African Governance.
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Yasuke: The Remarkable Story of the First Black Samurai in Japan
Yasuke was a legendary 6ft 2 African samurai who served under the powerful daimyo, Oda Nobunaga, during Japan's Sengoku period. He was a unique figure in Japanese history, and is the first known Afro samurai to serve in Japan.