Sub-Saharan Africa

African Women Who Actively Participated in the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Mary Faber was a famous slave trader who plied her trade from the 1830s until 1852, she was a dominant figure of the trans-atlantic slave trade in Guinea

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.

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

Meet the Dinka People of South Sudan, the Tallest People in Africa

The Dinka peoples of South Sudan are known all over the world for their height, some refer to their land as the land of giants: on average, its men stand almost 6ft according to a recent survey conducted in the country.

Top 15 Most Populated Cities In Africa, 2022

Lagos is the most populous city in Africa with a population exceeding 24 million. It is one of just two cities with a population of more than 20 million, with Cairo being the second.

Egypt, Botswana Tops Africa in UN’s Global Knowledge Index, 2021

Egypt ranked first in Africa and 53rd globally out of 154 countries in the Global Knowledge Index.

Umemulo: the Traditional Coming of Age Ceremony for Zulu Women

Umemulo is a traditional Zulu coming of age ceremony for Zulu women. This ritual is usually done for females at the age of 21.

Ayuba Suleiman: on His Way to Sell His Slaves, This African Royal Was Abducted and Sold Into Slavery in 1730

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo, also known as Job Ben Solomon, was a prominent Fulani Muslim prince from West Africa who was kidnapped by the Mandinkas and shipped to the Americas during the Atlantic slave trade.

Top 20 Countries to Invest in Africa, 2021

According to RMB, Egypt is the best country to invest in Africa, with Morocco following and South Africa in third place while Rwanda and Botswana were ranked in fourth and fifth respectively.

Nigerians Top List of African Students Studying in U.S. in 2021

Nigeria is the African country with Highest Number of International Students Studying in the US in 2021 and the 10th highest in the world.
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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...