22 African Presidents Have Been Assassinated By France Since 1963

    Since 1963, more than 22 African presidents, then in power, have been assassinated by France, many of them asserted their independence and refused to go along with the colonial power.  The latest of these leaders being Muammar Gaddafi. Most of the coups and assassinations were carried out by the SDECE, the DGSE and […]

8 member states in Francophone West Africa unanimously agree to end decades old CFA franc

Francophone nations in West Africa want more control over the management of their currency and plan to move some reserves from France, said Beninese President Patrice Talon. The eight-member nations of the West African Monetary Union “unanimously agree” on ending a decade-old model whereby their foreign-exchange accumulation is kept at the French Treasury, Talon said […]

The eleven most spoken native languages in Africa by population

With almost 3000 native languages spoken on the continent, Africa is the most multi-linguistic continent in the world and the most diverse in terms of culture and languages. We won’t be ranking languages that never originated from Africa like Portuguese, English, French etc., but the original African languages originated from Africans. Although many Africans speak […]

The most dominant ethnic community in Nigeria and the most populous in Africa; Hausa

The Hausa are the largest ethnic group in Africa and the second largest language (Hausa Language) after Arabic in the Afro-asiatic family of languages. They are numbering over 70 million mostly in these countries; Northern Nigeria, Southern Niger, Benin, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Chad, Sudan, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Togo, Ghana, Eritrea, Equatorial […]

The Berlin conference where no African participated in partition of Africa

  The Berlin conference where no African was present to divide Africa The Berlin conference in one way or another is Africa’s undoing. The colonial powers superimposed their domination in Africa. Even after the independence in 1950s and 1960s the post-independence Africa reality up to date is in mess in terms of human catastrophe. In […]

Thomas Sankara’s facts and his achievements in ONLY 4 YEARS in power

After renaming his country to Burkina Faso, here’s Thomas Sankara’s accomplishments, ONLY 4 YEARS in power (1983-87). Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (21 December 1949 – 15 October 1987) was a Burkinabé military captain, Marxist revolutionary, pan-Africanist theorist, and President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987. Viewed by supporters as a charismatic and iconic figure […]

Burkina Faso: Sankara family lawyers push for Compaoré’s extradition

    Lawyers for the family of Thomas Sankara, the father of the Burkinabe revolution who was killed in the October 1987 coup d’état, say want former president Blaise Compaoré to face trial, voluntarily or by force. Compaoré has been exiled in Côte d’Ivoire since his fall from power in 2014. “We hope to see […]