The Egyptians Cultivated Barley

The Egyptians have been cultivating Barley since circa 4000 BCE, Using it as animal feed and in brewing of beer. Continue reading

Nonstop circumnavigation of the world by balloon

Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss psychiatrist, and Brian Jones, an English ballooning instructor, accomplished a nonstop circumnavigation of the world in a balloon in 1999. Continue reading

Virunga National Park

Virunga National Park was founded in 1925 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa (formerly Zaire) Continue reading

Robert Mugabe was Zimbabwe’s First Executive President

Prime Minister Robert Gabriel Mugabe became Zimbabwe's (formerly Rhodesia) first Executive President on December 31, 1987. Continue reading

First Diplomatic Contact Between Africa and China

Diplomatic contact was made during a mission from Somalia (Shunai kingdom), Africa Continue reading

President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah, founder of the Convention People's Party was born in the Gold Coast, Africa on February 8, 1951. Continue reading