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Ghana’s Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh Becomes First African To Be Appointed As IBM’S Regional Head For Africa

Ghana’s Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh has been appointed by IBM Corporation, as its Regional Head for Africa making her the first woman and first African to be appointed Regional Head in Africa.

10 Days After Lifting Lockdown, Ghana Records 1,032 More COVID-19 Cases

Ghana has recorded more than 1,000 additional cases of COVID-19 since the country lifted its lockdown on the 20th of April. Last week, Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo lifted a three-week lockdown on the basis of “improved coronavirus testing”. The Ghanaian president,...

The Burial of Kojo: Ghanaian-Produced Movie to Make Netflix Debut in March

After the successful release of 'LionHeart', Netflix's first original Nigerian movie, the next film to premiere on the streaming platform comes from Ghana. With over 140 million subscribers all over the world, Netflix has since 2018 been on a mission...

Top 20 Most Democratic Countries in Africa – EIU Democracy Index Report

According to the latest EIU Democracy Index report, Mauritius is the most democratic country in Africa. The EIU Democracy Index for 2018 measures the state of democracy in 165 independent countries worldwide using five parameters: process and pluralism; civil liberties;...

UN Honors 165 Ghanaian Police Personnel in South Sudan

One hundred and sixty-five police personnel of the Ghana Formed Police Unit (GHANFPU) have been honored by the United Nations (UN) in Juba, South Sudan. The awards ceremony is an annual event intended to to recognize the hard work...

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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.