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1966 — The First Nigerian Military Governor, Francis Adekunle Fajuyi, Was...

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...

1966 — Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi Was Murdered Mysteriously

Johnson Thomas Aguiyu-Ironsi was born on 3rd March, 1924, into the Mazi family in Ibeku Umuahia present-day Abia State in Nigeria. At the age...

1833 —Abolitionist, William Wilberforce, Dies

On this day, 29th July, 1833, Africa, Britain and the world of Pan-Africanism mourned the passing of William Wilberforce. Born in the early hours...

General Muhammad Naguib Leads The Free Officers Movement Overthrowing King Farouk...

On this day, 23rd July 1952, a group of armed forces from the Egypt and Sudan named The free Officers instigated the Egyptian Revolution...

Zimbabweans Protested Against The Government Of Robert Mugabe

On this day, 23rd July 2016, there was political unrest in Zimbabwe of which thousands of Zimbabweans protested against the government of Robert Mugabe....

The President Of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit, Sacked His Entire...

On this day, 23rd July, 2013, the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayaridit, in a decree dismissed all appointees and members of his...

A Key South Sudanese Rebel Leader Who Signed A Peace Deal...

On this day, 23rd July, 2011, Colonel Gatluak Gai was killed. He was the leader of a rebellion after his supported candidate for the...

Jackie Robinson Became The first African To Be Inducted Into The...

On this day, 23rd July, 1962, Jack Roosevelt Robinson becomes the first African-American to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He...

Suicide Bombers Attacked A French Military Base In Gao, Mali

Later in the night on this day, 22nd July, 2019, alleged suicide bombers attacked the military base in Gao, Mali, of which six members...

The Mogadishu Bombing Which Killed 17 People and Injured 28 People

On this day, 22nd July 2019, a car heavily loaded with bombs exploded at a checkpoint on the same road as the city's airport,...

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