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The Kingdom of Ghana: History of African Power and Wealth

The Kingdom of Ghana was one of the most powerful and prosperous kingdoms in West Africa from the 6th to the 13th century. This ancient empire, also known as...

Importance of Masks in African Culture and Their Various Meanings

Masks are an important aspect of African culture, with a rich history dating back centuries. These masks have been used for various purposes, ranging from religious ceremonies to entertainment,...

Body Piercings and What They Mean

Body piercing has been common since the beginning of time, therefore I thought it would be fun to discuss some of the meanings of body piercings. Body piercings can...

The Great Fisherman: Ofarnyi Kwegya, The GIANT That Travelled From Ancient Egypt to Ghana

Ofarnyi Kwegya was part of Asebu Amanfi and his group of people that arrived from ancient Egypt to present-day Asebu town in the Central Region of Ghana. According to...

Brief Account of The Oba of Benin Who Was Exiled to Calabar By The British

He was born in 1857 and was the son of Oba Adolo. He took the name Ovonramwen Nogbaisi at his enthronement in 1888, every Oba took a new name...

Today in 1904: Nigeria’s First President, Nnamdi Azikiwe Was Born

Nnamdi Benjamin Azikiwe popularly known as "Zik," was a statesman and political figure from Nigeria. Who presided as the country's first president from 1963 to 1966.  He became renowned as...

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Mind-Blowing Anomalies in Ancient Africa

Africa, steeped in history, hides enigmatic ancient anomalies within its borders. From Egypt's awe-inspiring pyramids to the mysterious megaliths of Nabta Playa, the continent's...

Lost African Kingdoms: Forgotten Civilizations of the Sahara

The Sahara Desert, a vast expanse of arid landscapes, seemingly inhospitable and barren, is not typically associated with thriving civilizations. However, beneath its harsh...

The Great Sphinx of Giza: Secrets and Mysteries Revealed

The Great Sphinx of Giza, an iconic monument with the body of a lion and the head of a pharaoh, stands proudly on the...

History and Origins of the Great Mosque of Djenné

The Great Mosque of Djenné, located in the city of Djenné in Mali, is an architectural masterpiece that stands as a testament to the...

10 Tips To Survive Social Media Envy

In today's digital age, social media has become an integral part of our lives. While it offers numerous benefits, such as staying connected with...