Category Archives for All Africa

Marshall: The Movie

Long before he sat on the United States Supreme Court or claimed victory in Brown v. Board of Education, Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) was a young rabble-rousing attorney for the NAACP. The new

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Thomas Sankara: An African Hero

“We have to dare to invent the future . . . Everything that we are capable of imagining we are also capable of attaining.” President Thomas Sankara Unapologetic in his love for Africa. Uncompromising

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Mugabe Defends North Korea At UN. Here’s why

Robert Mugabe, the eloquent Zimbabwean President a part of the old guard of first generation post colonial leaders’ always delivers one of the most anticipated  speeches at the annual United Nations

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A Brief History of Lesotho and King Moshoeshoe

Lesotho is a landlocked country within a country (South Africa) but remains a sovereign nation. The nation of Lesotho is exceptional because it is one of the few countries on earth where most of the people

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Leopold Senghor’s 20 Years of French Rule in Senegal

Leopold Senghor the first President of Senegal was one of the most celebrated Africans in French history for his contribution to furthering French interests in Senegal.  In order to reciprocate the goodwill

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12 Years A Failure: Faoure Gnassingbe of Togo

For the past 50 years, one family has ruled Togo but with nothing to show. President Faure Gnassingbe, the American educated President is currently presiding over a meagre 4.4BN GDP economy as of 2015.

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Nancy Abu-Bonsrah: Making History at John Hopkins Neurosurgery

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah made history in March when she was accepted as the first black female neurosurgeon resident at John Hopkins School of Medicine’s neurological surgery program. The highly selective

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Kenya’s Election Results Annulled: Progress or Setback?

Much to everyone’s surprise the Kenyan Supreme court ruled in a 4-2 decision to annul the August 2017 elections where Uhuru Kenyatta had emerged as the winner. The discrepancies began when Mr. Chris

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Blaise Compaore: The Failure of Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso which means the land of upright men was given its inspirational name by the visionary Thomas Sankara who was assassinated by Blaise Campoure in 1987. Earlier, the country was known as Upper

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Politics Across Africa August 2017

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner in the 2017 election. Raila Odinga his opponent has reported voter irregularities and small bouts of violence have broken out. Kenyans should defend

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Have your Say: What Do You Think About Global Black History?

Global Black History invites you to participate in a survey on your experience as a reader and supporter of GlobalBlackHistory.com. Our goal is to better understand the needs of our community of readers

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A Brief History of Chad: Tombalbaye, Habre & Goukouni

The modern day nation of Chad was colonized by France during the early part of the twentieth century. Prior to French colonization, the northerners, mostly Muslims dominated Chad. However, after colonization

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Early History of Madagascar: The Island of Africa

Madagascar is the name given to the the island by colonialists when they invaded. Madagasikara is the name that the locals use for their country. Africans have always inhabited the island of Madagascar.

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The Macron Doctrine: African Occupation, Population Control & Plunder

While at the G-20 Emmanuel Macron said this about Africa: “The challenge of Africa is completely different, it is much deeper. It is civilization today. Failing states, complex democratic transitions,

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How the West Is Using NGOs To Destroy Africa

Every year, billions of dollars are spent by Non-governmental Organizations (NGOS) to supposedly fight poverty, disease, wars and so forth on the continent of Africa. Non-governmental organizations are

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Battle of Adwa 1896: Ethiopian Military Victory & Defeat of Italy

On March 1, 1896, the Ethiopian army under the leadership of one of Africa’s illustrious war time heroes, chief strategists Emperor Menilek II dealt Italy a decisive defeat.  Italy’s crushing defeat

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Ghana Launches Its First Space Satellite

On Friday, July 7, Ghana celebrated the launch of its first satellite into space. The satellite will be used to monitor Ghana’s coastline for mapping purposes, and to build capacity in space science

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Magufuli’s New Economic Strategy – Taxation and Manufacturing

President Magufuli’s new strategy for Tanzania is reform of the tax system and promoting manufacturing, both of which have been proven as effective strategies in this century. Magufuli who is the

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The Life & Legacy of Ketumile Masire in Botswana

Former Botswana President, Ketumile Masire who led the country from 1980 to 1998 has died at the age of 91. Quett Ketumile Masire, (23 July 1925 – 22 June 2017) was the second President of Botswana.

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Wesleyan College Acknowledges Ku Klux Klan History

Recently, a few colleges and Universities in the United States have begun to acknowledge their participation and benefit from slavery such as Georgetown University, Emory University and now Wesleyan College.

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