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A young and beautiful Ghanaian lady identified as Abigail Adjoa has taken to social media to celebrate after fulfilling her childhood dream of becoming a teacher

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AFRICAN HISTORY

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Black History

Black History Month: The Mau Mau Uprising

The Mau Mau uprising began in 1952 as a reaction to inequalities and injustices in British-controlled Kenya. The response of the colonial administration was a fierce crackdown on the rebels, resulting in many deaths. By 1956 the uprising had effectively been crushed, but the extent of opposition to the British regime had clearly been demonstrated and Kenya was set on the path to independence, which was finally achieved in 1963.

From a cook, a janitor and a washerwoman: The inspiring story of Mary Eliza Mahoney, the first black nurse in the United States

When Mary Eliza Mahoney, R.N. became the first professionally educated African-American nurse in 1879, she changed the trajectory of American nursing forever.

Mary Jane Patterson: The First Black Woman To Graduate From An Established American College

When she graduated from Oberlin College in 1862, educator Mary Jane Patterson is credited as being the first African American woman to acquire a bachelor's degree.

Adelaide Casely-Hayford: One of the earliest Sierra Leonean Feminists and Girls’ Advocator in Africa

Instantly my eyes were opened to the fact that the education meted out to had … taught us to despise ourselves … Our...
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SPORTS

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PINIONS

Hello Africans, God will not help you! Part 1 – Israel Goodnews Balogun

One of Nigeria's most popular critics on the ills of faith and its contradictions and misrepresentation weighs in on the continual social challenges bothering...
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Entertainment

BREAKING: Bob Marley’s grandson, Joseph ‘Jo’ Mersa Marley, has died

The grandson of the late reggae legend Bob Marley has died aged 31. According to TMZ, Jo Mersa passed away on Tuesday due to asthma-related conditions, although the news surrounding his death remains unclear.

Editor's Pick

11 things you need to know about Patrice Motsepe, Africa’s first Black billionaire

Patrice Motsepe is a billionaire from South Africa with a $2.7 billion net worth. At the age of 46, he became the first Black African to appear on Forbes' list of world billionaires in 2008. Additionally, he is the first billionaire industrialist from South Africa.

Start-ups

Sierra Leonean Innovator Margaret Yainkain Mansaray Shortlisted For The 2023 Africa Prize For Engineering Innovation

Out of 15 African innovators, Sierra Leonean innovator and founder of Smart Green Stove, Margaret Yainkain Mansaray has been shortlisted for 2023 UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation.

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