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The little-known story of Ghana’s first millionaire and how he won back the country’s land from the British in 1898

For his hard work and dedication to his country years before it gained independence, it is strikingly surprising how Jacob Wilson Sey is not a household name in the history of Ghana and West Africa. Aside from his fairytale rise to becoming Ghana’s first multi-millionaire, he played an essential role in protecting the lands of […]

This is a fifty trillion dollar bill from Zimbabwe

Here are gruesome experiences faced by enslaved Africans on ships across the Atlantic

After sailing from Africa, it took between 35 days and 4 months for ships to reach their destination. The period largely depended on the number of stops and the destination. For instance, it could take about 35 days for ships to arrive in Brazil from Angola and 3 months for vessels leaving West Africa for […]

The little-known story of Ghana’s first millionaire and how he won back the country’s land from the British in 1898

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).

Kenyan athlete, Joseph Kiptum hit by a car during Medellin half marathon in Colombia

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.

The little-known story of Ghana’s first millionaire and how he won back the country’s land from the British in 1898

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 […]

The little-known story of Ghana’s first millionaire and how he won back the country’s land from the British in 1898

12 Swahili words to know before traveling in East Africa

EAST AFRICA is a beautiful place to visit, or even live for a while. Knowing a little bit of Swahili before you go will endear the people toward you and start your trip off right. Learn your greetings Saying “Hello and Good Morning” are a must in East Africa. You would never start a conversation without a sufficient […]

The little-known story of Ghana’s first millionaire and how he won back the country’s land from the British in 1898