People & Politics
List of African Countries and Their Presidents (2023)
This is a list of African countries and their presidents, heads of state, heads of governments, and other rulers in the year 2022.
Society & Culture
Dambe – Nigeria’s Centuries Old Form of Mixed Martial Arts
Dambe is a type of martial art that is associated with the Hausa people that mainly inhabit the north of Nigeria
Chief Anthony Enahoro, the Parliamentarian Who First Moved the Motion for Nigeria’s Independence in 1953
Chief Anthony Enahoro was one of Nigeria's foremost anti-colonial and pro-democracy activists. He is renowned as the parliamentarian who moved the first motion envisaging independence in 1953.
King Eyo Honesty II: This Man Stopped the Killing of Twins in Calabar, Not Mary Slessor
King Eyo Honesty II ended brutal practices such as the killing of twins; human sacrifices; and the immolation of slaves upon the death of an important person.
Efunsetan Aniwura: the 19th Century Yoruba Slave Trader Who Was Killed by Her Slaves
Chief Ẹfúnṣetán Aníwúrà is famous for being one of the most powerful slave trader in yoruba land in the 19th century.
Africa Military Ranking: Top 10 Most Powerful Militaries In Africa (2023)
According to the Global Fire Power, Egypt has the most powerful military in Africa and the 13th in the world with a PwrIndx* score of 0.2216
Top Internet Scamming Countries in Africa, 2022
According to a research by techshielder, Nigeria is the top internet scamming country in Africa. The country is closely Followed by Ghana and South Africa
Society & Culture
Abagana Ambush: On This Day in 1968, Nigerian Army Suffered the Heaviest Single Loss in the Biafran War
The Abagana Ambush which happened on March 31, 1968 was an ambush by Biafran guerrilla troops that wiped out the Nigerian 2 Division.
King Bayano: the Yoruba King Who Escaped Slavery and Led the Biggest Slave Revolts of 16th Century Panama
Bayano was an African enslaved by Spaniards who led the biggest slave revolts of 16th century Panama.
Chief Amodu Tijani: This Yoruba Chief Took Britain to Court in 1921 for Stealing His Land and Won a Huge Compensation
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Chief Amodu Tijani Oluwa, also known as simply Amodu Tijani, was a Nigerian traditional chief who cane to prominence in the high colonial period, when he took the British colonial government to court in 1921 for appropriating his land in Apapa.
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Dame Portugaise: The Luso-African Female Slave Trader Who Acted as a Liaison Between African Chiefs and Europeans in 17th-Century Senegal
Dame Portugaise was a woman of mixed heritage, born to a Portuguese father and African mother, who became a prominent slave trader in the Wrst African coastal town of Rufisque.