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George Weah, whose full name is George Manneh Weah, was born on October 1st, 1966, in Monrovia, Liberia. He is a former Liberian football (soccer) player, but now a politician. He was named African, European, and World Player of the Year in 1995. His talents on the field were equaled by his activism on behalf of his homeland, where he...
Lake Volta which is one of the largest man-made lake lies along the Prime Meridian, and just six degrees of latitude north of the Equator. The lake's northernmost point is close to the town of Yapei, and its southernmost extreme is at the Akosombo Dam, 520km downstream from Yapei. Akosombo Dam holds back both the White Volta River and the Black...
The second civil war began in April 1999, when Liberia under Organization of Displaced Liberians attacked Liberia from Guinea. Guinea became LURD's main source of military and financial support which was led by Sekou Conneh in July 2000.  Against LURD, Taylor prepared and arranged irregular ex-National Patriotic Front of Liberia fighters with his more privileged units, such as the...
Sizakele Petunia Mzimela, popularly known as Siza Mzimela, is credited as being the first black woman to start an airline. Sizakele was a student at the University of Pretoria, GIBS Business School at Transnet on the Executive Women’s Programme. Also a student at the University of Swaziland where she gained a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics and Statistics. Her successful career...
Dandara de Palmeras was the wife of Zumbi dos Palmeras, the last king of Quilombo dos Palmeras an utopia of freed Afro-Brazilian slaves in modern-day state of Alagoas. Dandara although a woman in the highly patriarchal 17th century was very instrumental in the defending of the utopian community from Dutch and Portuguese colonist who saught to reclaim the freed...
MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY The journey is not always smooth, nor is it always successful as expected. Life is going to shovel dirt on you, all kinds of dirt. This does not mean we stop moving forward, but looking for the best solution in our power. We can get out of the deepest wells by not stopping. Continuing to innovate creatively is...
The Ugandan Civil War, which is also known as the Luwero War, the Ugandan Bush War or the Resistance War. It was a civil war fought in Uganda by the official Ugandan government and its Army, the Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA), against numerous rebel groups, and the National Resistance Army (NRA), from 1980 to 1986. Milton Obote had been...
The son of Charles and Patience Freeman, Martin Henry Freeman, the African-American was born in Rutland, Vermont, on May 11, 1826 in the mid-19th century. He prepared for college after he received a private tutorial from a local reverend who was called Rev. William Mitchell, in Rutland, before he entered Middlebury College in 1845 as a member of the Class...
From the beginning of the seventeenth century till the nineteenth century, an estimated number of over 300,000 Africans were enslaved in the United States of America. Slaves were very valuable during the era of slavery, and it built the foundation of the United States of America. Wealthy businessmen and banks invested immensely in the purchase of slaves than they...
Francis Adekunle Fajuyi was a Nigerian soldier of Yoruba origin born on 26th June,1926, he became the first military governor of the former Western Region, Nigeria. He was a teacher and clerk by profession before he later joined the army in 1943. He became a sergeant in the Nigerian Signal Squadron of the West African Frontier Force and was...

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