List of African Countries

The following 54 fully recognised states are all members of the United Nations,[1] and all except Morocco are members of the African Union.[2][3] Name (official name) Flag Capital Currency Official language(s) Area (km2) Population GDP per capita (PPP) (US$) Map Algeria[4] (People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria) Algiers Algerian dinar Arabic 2,381,740 33,333,267 7,816 Angola[5] (Republic of Angola) Luanda Kwanza …

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Kwame Nkrumah (Ghana)

Kwame Nkrumah, P.C.[1] (21 September 1909 – 27 April 1972) was the leader of Ghana and its predecessor state, the Gold Coast, from 1951 to 1966. Overseeing the nation’s independence from British colonization in 1957, Nkrumah was the first President of Ghana and the first Prime Minister of Ghana. An influential 20th-century advocate of Pan-Africanism, he was a founding member of the Organisation …

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President Jonathan Launches NOHP in Washington

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday at the US-Africa Summit hosted by President Barack Obama for selected African leaders at the J. F. Kennedy Center for the performing arts concert hall in Washington D.C, launched the international edition of the ‘Nigeria: Our Heritage Project’ an initiative geared towards a global positive perception management project for the …

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Ebola 101: The Facts Behind A Frightening Virus

Health workers have called the Ebola outbreak in West Africa unprecedented, and even out of control. With 1,711 cases so far, it’s the largest and deadliest outbreak since the virus was discovered in 1976. And it’s gathering strength: Just under 20 percent of all cases were reported over the last …

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PUBLIC AWARENESS: SALT DOES NOT PREVENT EBOLA

It has come to our awareness the current circulation of a piece of misleading information about Ebola, bathing or consuming excessive salt to prevent Ebola disease. Bathing with salt or excessive consumption of it does not prevent Ebola disease, instead it will make the saltist impotent (inability to concieve) and is …

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Dangote invests $1 billion in rice production in Nigeria

The Minister of Agriculture signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Aliko Dangote on rice production. The Nigerian Government on Friday signed a $1 billion Rice Investment Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote. The MoU was signed at the State House in Abuja. The Minister of Agriculture, …

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Return of Africa’s Stolen Arts

Stolen Artefacts Back in Nigeria A Briton has returned two statues taken from the Benin Kingdom 117 years ago during the invasion of Benin by British soldiers, prompting calls for other treasures to be repatriated. How Benin Recovered Stolen Artefacts – Akenzua Currently, the mood in Benin, the capital city …

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