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Liz Truss resigns as UK Prime Minister after just 1 month in office, making her the shortest-serving Prime Minister in British history

Liz Truss has resigned as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after just one month in office.

Nigerian woman Amanda Azubuike becomes General in US Army

A woman of Nigerian descent, Amanda Azubuike, has been decorated as a Brigadier General of the United States Army.

US Senate confirms first Black woman as Supreme Court justice

The United States made history on Thursday April 7, as the Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court.

George Goldie is the brain behind the creation of Nigeria

George Goldie is the brain behind the creation of the place Nigeria.

Nana Yaa Asantewaa -The woman who fought men in front of cannons.

The effigy of Nana Yaa Asantewaa at the Manhyia Palace Museum, Kumasi, Ghana.The woman who fought men in front of cannons. 

Phila Ndwandwe

This is Phila Ndwandwe. In 1985, Phila was recruited into the ANC. She became an MK fighter. 3 years later, she was abducted in Swaziland by Apartheid police.

Oreoluwa Green was the first female Pharmacist in West Africa

Oreoluwa Green was the first female Pharmacist in West Africa. She was born in Lagos in 1885 and was educated at the CMS Girls Seminary, St Mary’s Convent School in Lagos

Theophilus Adepoju Aderounmu

Theophilus Adepoju Aderounmu arrived the United States as a supposed medical student at the University of Chicago, until he appeared on the CBS-TV quiz game, the first game show to be aired regularly on television, featuring Bible quiz.

Poet Maya Angelou becomes a first Black woman to appear on US coin

The United States Mint has started distributing quarters featuring the image of Maya Angelou, making the poet and activist the first Black woman to appear on US currency.

Martinsville Seven: Black men who were executed for raping a white woman granted pardons 70 years after their deaths

A group of Black men known as the Martinsville Seven, who was executed in 1951 after being convicted by all-white juries of raping a White woman, were on Tuesday, August 31 pardoned by Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia.

Kamala Harris and Nancy Pelosi make history as the first women to lead Senate at US President Joe Biden's first address to Congress (photos)

US Vice President, Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have made history after they shared the stage during President Joe Biden's first joint session to Congress.

Kelechi Ndukwe makes history as the first Nigerian-American Commander of a US Navy ship

Commander Kelechi Ndukwe has assumed his new role as the Commander of a U.S. Navy ship, making him the first Nigerian-American in that position. Ndukwe is from Okoko-Item in Bende LGA, Abia State.

History made as Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala becomes first woman, African to lead WTO

Former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, 66, has been appointed as the next World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General.

Did you know the freed slave kneeling before Lincoln was Muhammad Ali’s great-great-great-grandfather?

Archer Alexander’s fame came largely after his death.

African American woman Selma Burke got no credit for designing the image of Roosevelt on the U.S dime in 1944

Selma Burke was born on December 31, 1900, and was the 7th of ten children to her parents.

The three rebel queens of the Virgin Islands who led a fierce revolt against Danish rule in 1878

Denmark was a colonial power in the Caribbean from 1672 until 1917. In the Danish West Indies, chattel slavery was practised from around 1650 until July 3, 1848, when the governor issued an emancipation proclamation. Still, the Danish government went on to make rules that kept people enslaved by contracts for another two years.

Queen Scotia, the Egyptian pharaoh’s daughter who became the mother of modern-day Scotland

There has been a number of assertions that Scotland had an ancient Egyptian connection. One of the most popular is the legend of Queen Scotia who founded present-day Scotland with her husband Gaythelos. According to the legend, Scotia was the daughter of one of Egypt’s Pharaoh including Ramses II, Friel, Nectanebo I, Necho II and Neferhotep I. Regardless of her father, it is clear that Scotia was of African descent.

A look at the four most disputed presidential elections in American history

All eyes are on the Supreme Court again as Americans head to the polls to decide whether Donald Trump remains in the White House for another four years. Amid the heated campaigns ahead of the election have been Trump’s voter fraud allegations and other voter suppression claims.

‘I will not be the last’ – Kamala Harris says in historic speech as first woman VP-elect

Kamala Harris has paid tribute to the women who “paved the way” for her to become the first woman vice president-elect in United States history and the first woman of colour to make it to the second-highest office. On Saturday, several media outlets projected that former vice president Joe Biden and his running mate, Harris, won the state of Pennsylvania and its 20 electoral votes, thus earning more than 270 electoral votes in the 2020 presidential election.

For half a century, Italy forced Eritreans and Somalis to fight Italy’s wars – Here’s how

Scholars of political history note that one of the more insidious aspects of imperialism, as conducted by Westerners or even in the Far East, was the usurpation of the labour of the subdued for purposes that have nothing to do for their good.
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