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In 2002, Aliou Cisse was the Captain of the Senegalese squad that became the first African team to qualify for the Quarter Finals

In 2002, Aliou Cisse was the Captain of the Senegalese squad that became the first African team to qualify for the Quarter Finals of the #WorldCup In 2018, he has become the first person to have been the Captain and Coach of the Lions of Teranga (Senegal).

France wins 2018 World Cup with stunning 4-2 victory over Croatia in Moscow

African Facts: In 1976, Jean-Bedel Bakossa 1 crowned himself Emperor of CAR in a $20m lavish Napoleon-styled ceremony

In 1976, Jean-Bedel Bakossa 1 crowned himself Emperor of Central Africa Republic  in a $20m lavish Napoleon-styled ceremony paid for by France in exchange for lots of diamonds & uranium. He felt the title of “President” was beneath him. The ceremony had thousands of Dom Perignon.

Interesting Facts About Nigeria’s Footballer, Mikel Obi

African Facts: In 2010, South Africa produced the world’s first completely synthetic jet fuel for commercial jets.

– South African petrochemical giant Sasol has set a world record after flying the world’s maiden commercial passenger flight powered solely by the company’s 100 percent synthetic jet fuel, which is made by converting coal into liquid fuel. The South African based company has been working over the 100 percent synthetic jet fuel, produced by […]

Interesting Facts About Nigeria’s Footballer, Mikel Obi

Mauritius Is Now Ranked The Happiest Country in Africa – Reports

  Mauritius is now the happiest country in Africa, followed by crisis-torn Libya, Algeria and Morocco respectively. The report also indicated that Somalia, another crisis-torn nation, is Africa’s sixth happiest country ahead of Cameroun, Gaborn and South Africa which ranked seven, eight and nine respectively. On the global stage, Finland is now the happiest country to […]

Nigerians celebrate first-ever local airline with an all-female crew