Thursday, November 15, 2018

For rejecting a European-only settlement, this Cameroonian king was hanged by the Germans

On August 8, 1914, the king of the Duala people Rudolf Duala Manga Bell was hanged for treason. He resisted German colonialists’ plan to...

Remembering Muammar al-Gaddafi who was martyred 7 years ago today

  When Irish people were being shot down on their own streets it was Gaddafi who came to assist. He gave the Irish people the...

Who Killed Samora Machel?

The ghost of Machel, the spirit of his ideology should continue to live on as Africans continue to claim fairness in world affairs. Born more...

Samora Machel’s Most Memorable And Worthwhile Quotes

Samora Machel's unwavering support to the liberation war in Zimbabwe was one of the reasons why a conspiracy was hatched up to end his...

The unsolved assassination of Thomas Sankara, Africa’s finest revolutionary killed at age 37

One can never overestimate the fact that Thomas Sankara was one of Africa’s greatest ever revolutionaries and thinkers. Though his time in power as...

Could Abraham Lincoln – not Barack Obama – be America’s first black president?

President Barack Obama’s presidency was special in that he was the first black person to assume the role. This meant a lot for many...

The speech by Sekou Toure that angered colonial France to pack out of Guinea...

When former French Prime Minister Charles de Gaulle visited Guinea in 1958 to campaign for the approval of a new French Constitution in an...

How the rivalry between Ghana’s Nkrumah and Togo’s Olympio killed the dream of a...

When Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah, led the country into independence in 1957, he said that Ghana’s independence is “meaningless unless it is linked...

The fascinating history of Melanesians, the world’s only black blondes Facebook

They are found in the Solomon Islands northeast of Australia with an unusual trait – beautiful dark skin with naturally blond hair. It is believed...

The Black Africans Who Ruled Europe From 711 To 1789

Black German Scholar, Ulrich Von Hutten in 1517, scolding a Cardinal for misbehaviour. – The Spanish occupation by the Moors began in 711 AD when...

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