The Yoruba (Yorùbá in Yoruba orthography) are one of the largest ethno-linguistic groups in sub-Saharan Africa. Yoruba constitute about 21 percent of the population of modern day Nigeria, and they are commonly the majority population in their communities. Many of the Yoruba in West Africa live in the states of Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, and Oyo, making these political areas decidedly in the control of the numerically superior Yoruba.
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A 21-year-old Nigerian named Abbas Jibrin is celebrated for leading the manufacture of electric cars in Turkey
A young Nigeria engineer named Abbas Jibrin has been celebrated widely for raising the flag of the country up high even at a younger age of 21 years.
Mr. Jibrin was reported to have headed a team of engineers who produced a modern electronic car in Turkey.
Pan African Heritage World museum, the biggest museum in Africa to be built in Ghana. West African country Ghana breaks ground for the construction of what is described as the biggest Museum in Africa; the facility which is named the Pan African Heritage World museum will be made up of both virtual and physical space features for user convenience. It will be situated in the Central region of Ghana.
After years of strained relations, East African countries Kenya and Tanzania have signed a multimillion-dollar gas pipeline deal.
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu made her first maiden trip to Kenya on Tuesday on the invitation of Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta to ink the agreement.
On this day, 10 years ago President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua passed away at the age of 58.
The one-time Katsina State governor is revered as by far the best leader of Africa’s most populous nation since the return to multi-party democracy in 1999.
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Meet Siyabulela Lethuxolo Xuza: A South African engineer that Invented a cheaper and safer rocket fuel recognized by NASA and got a planet named after him
Siyabulela Lethuxolo Xuza was born in Mthatha in 1989. He is a 32-year-old South African energy-engineering expert and entrepreneur with a passion for clean affordable energy. Siyabulela is the founder and managing director of Galactic Energy Ventures, an investment company focused on the energy needs of emerging markets. He is the youngest member of the Africa 2.0 Energy Advisory Panel.
He had the prestigious honour of having a minor planet named after him by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration-affiliated Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, in recognition of his innovation in homemade rocket fuel.