TODAY IN AFRICAN HISTORY, THE ETHIOPIANS DEFEATED THE ITALIANS IN THE BATTLE OF ADWA UNDER THE RULING OF EMPEROR MENELIK II

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.

Kelvin Odartei: The 18-Year-Old Ghanaian Who Built His Own Car Using Scrap Metals

This 18-year-old kid from Accra, Ghana named Kelvin Odartei created his own car from scratch using scrap metals with an estimated cost of around 8,000 Ghana Cedi (US$1383)

Jean Bédel Boukassa (The French Fiasco)

The Official Flag of Central African Republic. Africa throughout its history has seen different reign of democratic and tyrannical leaders. The leadership inefficiencies could be linked to the outcome as to why Africa is languishing in poverty. African leaders are…

“LGBTQ practice in Ghana is culturally unacceptable” – Ghana’s Gender Minister

The campaign against attempts by the United States and the European Union to force the practice of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and/or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual (LGBTQIA) down the throats of Ghanaians has intensified as another minister-designate has come out…

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.

Zura Karuhimbe – The ‘witch’ Who Saved Lives During The Rwandan Genocide

Karuhimbi risked her life by sheltering refugees from those wanting to see them dead. Her little house became a safe haven for Tutsis, Burundians and even three Europeans trying to escape violence during the genocide. She reportedly hid people under her bed, in a secret space in the roof, and there are reports that she dug a hole in her fields for people to hide in. She would even shelter babies who had been rescued from the arms of their dead mothers after being left to die. The exact number of people she sheltered is unknown, but it is believed to be around 100-150.

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