• Issue 59

In the Blink of an Eye: Shortest Terms of African Presidents

In the dynamic world of African politics, the tenure of presidents can sometimes be unexpectedly short-lived.

These leaders, who held the highest office in their respective countries, experienced brief and eventful terms that lef....

  • Issue 58

The Six Day War

Piles of corpses still lay on the streets decomposing and being eaten by dogs.

Some of the victims could not trace the bodies of their relatives since they had been buried in mass graves.

The aftermath of the war was dire....

  • Issue 57

From Legends to Landmarks:The Untold Stories Behind African City Names

Ever wondered how the city or town near you got her name?

Who are these people that went around naming places, and who gave them the authority?

Reminds me of the stories we were sold in school about some "ordained and all....

  • Issue 56

Wonders in Stone: The Extraordinary Churches of Lalibela

In the heart of the Ethiopian mountains, nestled in a region untouched by time, lay the mystical monolithic churches of Lalibela carved out of rock.

These incredible structures were the brainchild of King Lalibela, who in the 12t....

  • Issue 55

Close Calls and Near Misses: The History Africa can't escape


Today, we're delving into the thrilling world of failed coups in African history. While coups have been a frequent occurrence in the post-colonial period of many African nations, not all have been successful. Join us as we....

  • Issue 54

[Exclusive] - Introducing Today in History

On 18 April 1972, Flight 720 (EC720) burst into flames and crashed while taking off from Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, killing 43 out of 107 passengers onboard.

East African Airways Fl....

  • Issue 53

The Strange and Wondrous Beings That Haunt African Folklore.

Are you ready to take a journey into the weird and wonderful world of African mythology? Have you ever wondered where these stories come from? It\'s a question that has puzzled me for ages!

Join me as we journey into the fascinat....

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