An accident occurs in Kano. Supporters of the presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressive Congress hits another supporter with a motorbike during celebrations in Kano on March 31, 2015. Nigerias opposition APC declared an election victory on Tuesday for the former military ruler Buhari and said Africas most populous nation was witnessing history…
A rainy day on the outskirts of Benin City, Nigeria, in July 1974.
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The Kings were in Ghana at the invitation of Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah to celebrate the end of British colonial rule and Ghana’s emergence as an independent nation.
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Fort Metal Cross is a fort in Dixcove, Ghana. It was built by the British as a trading post in 1683. Brandenburg-Prussia started building Fort Groß Friedrichsburg about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) west of Dixcove in 1683, (now Princes Town) in the colony of Brandenburger Gold Coast but it was not completed until the 1690s.…
Contingent of the Kings African Rifles at the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra in 1902, photographed by John Benjamin Stone; the written notes indicate they are Sudanese.
Owner of image: Sir (John) Benjamin Stone (died 1914).
Smile for the camera. Ghana Airways flight attendant Esther Botchway in uniform, center, at a London modeling school with eight Ghana Airways trainees, March 14, 1960. #FlyLukeFlyPanAmerican97
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Kagame was born September 8, 1993 in Brussels, Belgium. Her father is Paul Kagame, the sixth and current President of the Republic of Rwanda and the leader of Rwanda’s majority party the Rwandan Patriotic Front. Her mother Jeannette Nyiramongi is the first lady of the Republic of Rwanda as well as philanthropist involved in numerous…
Princess Elizabeth Christobel Edith Bagaaya Akiiki of Toro (born 1936) is the Batebe of the Kingdom of Toro. She is a Ugandan lawyer, politician, diplomat, model and actress. She was the first female East African to be admitted to the English Bar. She is a paternal aunt of the current King of Toro, Oyo Nyimba…
Saartji Baartman from Southern Africa was cruelly exploited in Europe. She became known as the “Hottentot Venus”. Her body was displayed like an animal and mutilated after death to examine and differentiate the white and black races.
Kola Aluko is an international business man who made the list of Forbes ‘Ten Nigerian Multi-Millionaires You’ve Never Heard Of” last year. But that’s not the gist.This is not the first time, Kola Aluko and Naomi Campbell would been seen together in public
Bush tribe in Namibia. You can see remains of root shavings from the bath this little girl was given
Liberia. “A fisherman passes a rusty shipwreck near the port of Greenville. In the mid 1990s, a vessel arrived carrying an aid cargo of rice and fuel. The captain and crew left the ship when it developed a problem and was in danger of sinking. They returned the next day to find that the whole…