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DR Congo Officially Part Of East African Community

DR Congo Officially Part Of East African Community

The Democratic Republic of Congo is officially the East African Community's seventh member . President Tshisekedi signed the treaty together with the EAC Heads of State Summit Chairperson, President Kenyatta, as per the requirements of the EAC admission process. This...

10 Interesting Facts About Africa

10 Interesting Facts About Africa

CheckoutAfrica put together a list of 10 interesting facts about Africa. While Africa makes up about 16% of the world’s population, fully one quarter of the world’s languages are spoken only in Africa. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with an estimated...

Taking African Short Stories to the World

Taking African Short Stories to the World

Introducing BookBeak, an app connecting African writers with the world’s readers through storytelling Africans have been telling stories for centuries, passing nuggets of cultural knowledge and heritage from one generation to the next through fables, folktales, and...

Welcome To Olumo Rock.

Welcome To Olumo Rock.

Olumo Rock is a popular tourist attraction in the city of Abeokuta, Nigeria. It was used as a fortress by the Egba people in the early 19th century. Abeokuta Olumo rock, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nigeria, West Africa, sits in the ancient city...

7 Things You Know About Benin

7 Things You Know About Benin

https://youtu.be/6PYg2Sg_0yg 1)Location Benin is a West African country bordering Nigeria to the East, Togo to the West, Burkina Faso, and Niger to the North and Atlantic Ocean to the South.  Benin is named after the body of water on which it lies – the ‘Bight of...

7 Things You Should Know About Burundi

7 Things You Should Know About Burundi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLy4MYeE_ZY 1) Location  It is bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.  It’s capital city Shifted From Bujumbura to Gitega o In January 2019, the...

10 African Kings You Need To Know

10 African Kings You Need To Know

  1. King Shaka Kasenzangakhona of Zulu (South Africa) 2. Emperor Asika the Great of Songhai (Mali) 3. King Mansa Musa of Mali 4. Empreror Menelik of Ethiopia 5. Menes first Pharaoh of Kemet (Egypt) 6. Tutankhamun of Kemet (Egypt) 7. King Affonso I of Kongo...