A Snapshot of Wealth in Africa

The continent of Africa contains more than 50 countries, but just five account for more than half of total wealth on the continent: South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco, and Kenya. Despite recent setbacks in Africa’s largest economies, wealth creation has been strong in a number of areas, and total private wealth is now estimated toContinue reading “A Snapshot of Wealth in Africa”

Reasons the Pan African Ideology Failed

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono The Pan African Ideology started in the United States of America and was heavily promoted by individuals such as Marcus Garvey. The idea started in the 18th Century. The movement had a philosophy of driving Black Liberation against White Domination and Exploration The Pan African Movement grew as Africa sought anContinue reading “Reasons the Pan African Ideology Failed”

Welcome to Oromia

A land with diverse opportunities. The majestic natural beauties and wonders of the land, the range of fauna and flora, the wild animals, the multifarious cultural colors and the history of the Oromo people, their wisdom, tolerance and hospitality that made the Oromia breathtakingly beautiful. Moreover, one of the world’s biggest and marvelous caves SofContinue reading “Welcome to Oromia”

The Founding of the Organisation of African Unity A tribute to the founders of the African Union

By: Ras Hein Scheepers Some of Founding fathers of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), Addis Ababa, 1963. Source: this is africaThis year will mark the 57th Anniversary of the existence of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) which was founded on 25th May 1963 in Africa Hall, on that day 32 representatives of independentContinue reading “The Founding of the Organisation of African Unity A tribute to the founders of the African Union”

HERE’S WHY THEY CALL HIM BLACK MESSIAH: MARCUS GARVEY

1. Marcus Garvey Built Factories, Where He Made Black Dolls For Black Children To Play With. 2. He Built A Hotel. 3. He Built A Chain Of Grocery Stores. 4. His Organization Had Their Own Trucking Company. 5. He Built Schools. 6. He Built Restaurants. 7. His Organization Had Their Own Printing Press. 8. HeContinue reading “HERE’S WHY THEY CALL HIM BLACK MESSIAH: MARCUS GARVEY”

Single Currency coming to East Africa

East African countries will start using a single currency by 2024. Forms East African Central Bank EAST African Community (EAC) states are aspiring for a single EAC currency by 2024. Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda are determined to merge their respective shillings with Rwanda and Burundian Francs to form the single legal tender for the blocContinue reading “Single Currency coming to East Africa”

THE ITALIAN HUMILIATION OF 1896 BATTLE OF ADWA

#AfricanHistoryMonth A year after the Berlin partition, Italy annexed Eritrea and started occupying territories along the key Red Sea port of Massawa on the Ethiopian side. Ethiopia considered this a provocation since Massawa was the empire’s economic gateway to the world. More so, it had only liberated the port from an Egyptian invasion nine yearsContinue reading “THE ITALIAN HUMILIATION OF 1896 BATTLE OF ADWA”

Africa on the Horizon

Countries in Africa that can rule the world forever when they come together as one kingdom 1 Nigeria 🇳🇬 2 Ethiopia 🇪🇹 3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4 Egypt 🇪🇬 5 South Africa 🇿🇦 6 Tanzania 🇹🇿 7 Kenya 🇰🇪 8 Uganda 🇺🇬 9 Algeria 🇩🇿 10 Sudan 🇸🇩 11 Morocco 🇲🇦 12 MozambiqueContinue reading “Africa on the Horizon”

Ethiopia’s GERD commissioned

Ethiopia has started generating electricity via its mega dam on the Blue Nile. On Sunday, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed officiated an event which saw one of the 13 turbines of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) begin power generation. GERD, the largest hydroelectric scheme in Africa, has been at the center of a dispute betweenContinue reading “Ethiopia’s GERD commissioned”

Emperor Haile Salasie of Ethiopia

Ethiopian 🇪🇹Emperor Haile Selassie at home in Bishoftu. Haile Selassie, the last Emperor of Ethiopia, ruled as King of Ethiopia (or negus) before being crowned Emperor in 1930. Photographed by Genevieve Chauvel. ‪Born Tafari Makonnen, he served as regent for Zauditu from 1916 to 1930. After Zauditu’s death, he was crowned emperor of Ethiopia onContinue reading “Emperor Haile Salasie of Ethiopia”

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