Jasper Newton popularly known as "Jack Daniel" is celebrated for inventing Jack Daniel's Whiskey in the 19th century. However, the company announced in 2016 that Daniel had learnt the skill of whiskey making from a black man named Nathan "Uncle Nearest" Green.
When Valentine Strasser took over Sierra Leone as the country's Head of State three days after his 25th birthday, he set a record for the youngest Head of State in history. Capt. Valentine Strasser rose to prominence as one of six equally young fellow officers who led the military coup that ousted Ex-President Joseph Saidu Momoh on April 29, 1992.
Evans Wadongo is the Co-Founder and CEO of GreenWize Energy Ltd., Kenya. Evans Wadongo made headlines at the age of 19 when he designed the first-ever African-designed solar lamp made from recycled materials.
A 20 years old Sierra Leonean inventor and innovator, Mamadu Ndulador Bah, known for his fuel-free generator innovation has made history by developing the first-ever locally made computer power bank in Sierra Leone that can fully charge a computer twice before it runs out of power. He also developed a solar-powered generator that runs for 24 hours nonstop.
Have you ever seen a cooking stove that runs on water? Or have you heard of a 67-year-old doing the unthinkable? Well, In Gombe State, Northern region of Nigeria, a 67-year-old man named Hadi Usman has done the unthinkable by inventing a cooking stove that runs on water
How many of the African talents can we count, when on a daily basis many are born across different corners of the continent of Africa. Being one of the largest continents in the world, Africa also homes a greater number of talented people from different works of life.
A Facebook user by the name of Dr John Idris Lahai has brought to the attention of the Sierra Leonean populace the academic fraud by the country's Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ambrose Michael Sovula. In the Facebook post by Dr John Idris Lahai, the Inspector General of Police who is said to be a PhD holder is not a PhD holder and his honorary doctorate degree was conferred to him by a so-called Africa Graduate University, a non-existent university is FAKE!
My name is Sierra Leone, I am thousands of years old but many know me as a 61-old-year woman, which I am not too happy with. I am a mother of many wonderful children; some I'm proud of some I am not. Don't get me wrong, I love them all. My name, Sierra Leone, is not my real name though.
One of Sierra Leone’s biggest digital magazines, People That Inspire Magazine, has released its June 2022 edition featuring inspiring Africans, compelling stories, African fashionistas, and a trip down memory lane.
One of Sierra Leone's biggest digital magazines, People That Inspire Magazine, has released its April 2022 edition featuring inspiring Africans, compelling stories, and African fashionistas. This month's edition features top models, celebrities, change-makers, and fashion stars whose unique abilities and drive to change the African narrative have been a beacon of hope for the African continent.
People That Inspire Magazine, an African magazine based in Sierra Leone, West Africa, has released its January 2022 edition featuring inspiring African stories and culture. The magazine, started by a young Sierra Leonean named Brian Karnue who currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief, in September 2021 is, arguably one of the best magazines in the Sub-region.
In celebration of Black History Month, The African Dream celebrate the life and death of the first elected female member of parliament in Sierra Leone and the first woman to hold a ministerial position in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her name is Queen Ella Koblo Gulama MBE; OBE, MRSL.
In 2016, Simon Petrus, a Nambian student made headlines after his invention made the news in all spheres of the continent. The prodigy invented the country's first-ever locally made sim-less phone that does not require airtime to make calls.