KING TAKYI: The Ghanaian ‘King-Turned Slave’ And Leader Of The 1760 Slave Rebellion In Jamaica

You might have wondered what was slavery like and the ordeals we had to face as Africans including the narrow escapes and counterattacks. The era of slavery was notorious for rebellions and slave revolts. Significantly, the Tacky's war which included…


Today, March 1, is the anniversary of the Battle of Adwa in 1896. On this day an African army by Emperor Menelik II of Ethiopia annihilated the Italian invaders of the Horn of Africa. It is one of the most significant single victories in modern times of African people over European aggression in Africa.

The African Genius Award: Recognizing African Geniuses

In recognizing Africans that are doing amazing and exceptional work in Science, Education, Technology, Art, Politics, Social work, Media, etc. Priority Performance Projects in partnership with Plus94 Research, The African Dream, and The University of Pretoria are coming up with an award ceremony called 'The African Genius Award' to recognize and appreciate the exceptional work of Africans in Africa. The African Genius Award is a special project undertaken by the company Priority Performance Projects. They aim to recognize exceptional Africans that have made an outstanding contribution towards the realization of African self-determination, dignity, and exceptionalism.

Thomas Sankara ‘A United Front Against Debt’ Speech At The African Union Summit In 1987

At this moment I would like for us to speak about another pressing issue: the issue of debt, the question of the economic situation in Africa. It is an important condition of our survival, as much as peace. And this is why I have deemed it necessary to put several supplementary points on the table for us to discuss.

Black Woman Makes History by Becoming the First Doctor to Cure Cancer Using Nanoparticles

As we’re celebrating ‘Black History Month,’ this month we will be bringing you exclusive content celebrating black people that are doing amazingly well in Africa and outside the continent of Africa. Today, we celebrate Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green — a multi-disciplinary physicist and the second African American woman to graduate with a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham whose extraordinary genius work has made her the first person to successfully cure cancer using laser-activated nanoparticles.

How I saved 1,268 Hutu and Tutsi refugees from the Rwandan genocide

The Rwandan genocide lasted for approximately 100 days and it claimed around 500,000 to 1.2 million lives of Rwandans caught between the massive ravaging of the Hutu led interhamwe militia. Paul Rusesabagina was one of nine children born to a…

Conceptualizing the superiority of black women

The role of women in global society is often downplayed by the idea of male chauvinism and massive patriarchy. Religion in its widest entirety isn't much in belief of the power that women possesses.Many of us see African spirituality as…

Meet 23-year-old Arnold Nyendwa: Founder of The First Stainless Steel Stove In Africa

Arnold Nyendwa is a 23-year-old Zambian entrepreneur, inventor, and founder of Venturas Jumpstart, and the first to pioneer a stainless steel tech company in Zambia and the first stainless steel stove in Africa. He was born and raised in Petauke, Eastern Province of Zambia. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies at Mulungushi University in Kabwe.

Meet the Nigerian robotic genius who makes space drones for NASA

Dr. Osato Osemwengie, is a U.S-based Nigerian drone expert. He is also a successful academic who has Seven Masters degree and three PhD degrees. Dr. Osemwengie has been an integral member of the American armed forces, building drones for the…

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