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Africa historical, cultural & photographic records. Telling the Africans history because there is more to our history than Egypt and slavery.
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May 7 19 tweets 6 min read
Leaked Hillary Clinton Emails Revealed NATO Killed Gaddafi to Stop the formation of a United States of Africa Of the 3,000 emails released from Hillary Clinton's private email server in late December 2015, about a third were from her close confidante Sidney Blumenthal. One of these emails, dated April 2, 2011, read in part:
May 6 4 tweets 2 min read
In 2005, three lions rescued a 12 year old Ethiopian girl, who was brutally beaten and kidnapped by seven men who wanted to force her into marriage, the lions chased off her abductors and protecting her until she was rescued by Ethiopian police. Image If you Love our content, You can support the .@Africa_Archives Platform here through Tips.
May 6 4 tweets 2 min read
Mali Cuts Military Ties with France

The decision to end military collaboration marks the latest deterioration in relations between the countries after a series of disputes in recent months. In the latest spat, government spokesman Colonel Abdoulaye Maiga said French military aircraft had violated the nation’s airspace. As a result, the legal framework enabling the French counter-insurgency force Barkhane...
May 4 4 tweets 2 min read
Dmitri Seluk,Yaya Toure's agent,predicted an "African curse" that will prevent Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola from ever winning the UEFA Champions League again.

"The way he acted towards Yaya,a club legend, coming up with various pretexts not to let him play. He has... Image set all of Africa against him, many African fans have turned away from Manchester City. And I am sure that many African shamans will not let Guardiola win the Champions League in future. It will be like an African curse on Guardiola. Time will tell if I am right or not" ~ Dmitri
Apr 5 23 tweets 7 min read
Powerful African queens who graced history with their bravery, influence and leadership.

1. Makeda - The Queen of Sheba, Ethiopia

Makeda was known to be a queen of incredible strength, after surviving a battle with the serpent king Awre. Makeda was one of the great African queens. It is believed that she survived a battle with the serpent King Awre, who was troubling the northern Ethiopian Kingdom of Axum. After emerging the victor of the battle, she became the queen of Axum.
Mar 21 8 tweets 3 min read
The Potato Chips Was Invented by a Black Man Named George Crum.

There are a few stories about the invention of the potato chip, but the most reliable ones all center around George Crum, a famous Black chef in the 19th century who served the wealthiest Americans and eventually opened his own wildly successful restaurant. Born George Speck around the year 1824 to a Native-American mother and African-American father, he worked as a hunter and guide in upper New York state. During this time, his reputation as a cook earned him a position at Moon’s
Mar 21 13 tweets 3 min read
Ota Benga was a teenage boy brought from his homeland in central Africa and displayed like an animal at the Bronx Zoo in New York City, New York. Benga was born sometime in 1883 in the Ituri Forest in what would soon become the Congo Free State (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo). He was born into the Mbuti Pygmy colony, one of many small bands of extended family groups of between 15 to 20 people. These colonies were nomadic, moving from one temporary village or camp to another as dictated by the seasons and hunting opportunities
Mar 20 4 tweets 2 min read
Democratic Republic of Congo authorities will no longer allow the country's minerals to be processed outside Africa. DRC has took a stance against the exportation of it raw mineral resources. None of their raw minerals will ever be processed outside Africa. Support .@Africa_Archives…
Mar 19 9 tweets 3 min read
In 1945, Lena Baker, an african american mother of three, was electrocuted at the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville. She was convicted for the fatal shooting of E. B. Knight, a white-Georgia mill operator she was hired to care for after he broke his leg. She was 44 and the only woman ever executed in Georgia’s electric chair. For Baker, a Black maid in the segregated south in the 1940’s, her story was a tough sell to a jury of 12 white men. Rumors that she was romantically involved with victim E. B. Knight did not help.
Mar 12 5 tweets 2 min read
Nato launched more than 10,000 air raids on Libya in 2011 with over 500,000 Civilian Casualities. When they were questioned about civilian Casualities they insisted that it was collateral damages and that it happens in wars. The country that had one of the highest standard of living in the world at the time. They bombed the country back to stone age. Libya's 42 years of progress, stability and development was destroyed.
Mar 11 12 tweets 5 min read
Big Companies thriving by exploiting Democratic Republic of the Congo while at the same time using Children miners to their own benefit.

Coltan is one of the world’s most vital minerals, and 60% of reserves globally are found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s... Kivu province. In 2019, 40% of the global coltan supply was produced in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.The mineral is used in cell phones, laptops and other devices because of its particular ability to store and release electrical energy. As 5G technology grows...
Mar 10 41 tweets 9 min read
Horrifying facts about the genocide in the Congo under the control of Belgian King Leopold II 1. The Entire Population Was Enslaved

When King Leopold got the legal right to take control of the Congo, he started bleeding it dry for profits. Stanley had reported temples of ivory, and people had found caches of rubber there. So Leopold was determined to make it profitable.
Mar 6 4 tweets 2 min read
“I ain’t draft dodging. I ain’t burning no flag. I ain’t running to Canada. I’m staying right here. You want to send me to jail? Fine, you go right ahead. I’ve been in jail for 400 years. I could be there for 4 or 5 more, but I ain’t going no 10,000 miles to help murder... and kill other poor people. If I want to die, I’ll die right here, right now, fightin’ you, if I want to die. You my enemy, not no Chinese, no Vietcong, no Japanese. You my opposer when I want freedom. You my opposer when I want justice. You my opposer when I want equality...
Mar 1 9 tweets 2 min read
Afro-Russians, often known as Black Russians, are people of African heritage who settled in Russia many years ago. The Metis Foundation estimates that there were about 50,000 Afro-Russians in 2009 Image Even after Western European colonization of the continent, there was never a noticeable population of people of African heritage in Russia. For centuries, Russia was too remote from Africa to connect. Because Russia did not participate in the colonization of Africa or the...
Feb 27 5 tweets 2 min read
Africans denied entry into a train taking people from Ukraine to Poland by Ukraine Soldiers and Police. Africans were forced to wait until all Ukrainians had boarded trains before they would be allowed to get into one. Soldiers and Police threatening to shoot unarmed Africans, who fled Ukraine and were trying to cross Poland's border. Several Africans have been stuck under the scorching cold weather for more than 2 days. Several of them gave up and returned to Ukraine.
Feb 25 28 tweets 8 min read
The bitter truth about Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's death. A legend betrayed by fellow Africans and killed by his own brainwashed people under the influence of the West. Libya was the world's poorest country in 1951. Gaddafi made it Africa's most developed country with $150 billion foreign reserves & zero debt.Under Muammar Gaddafi, Libya had one of the world's strongest currencies and Libyans had interest free loans.
Feb 6 21 tweets 5 min read

There were three types of people in the world from inception: the people of the Sun(Africoid type, the first to have emerged); the people of the sand (the western Asiatic type, today called middle-east by Europe) the people of the ice( the European type, who was the last to come into that arena called 'civilization.')
According to John Henrik Clarke, "...leave these three types, each in their own habitat, the whole world have been a more peaceful and stable place
Feb 6 8 tweets 2 min read
The Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery.

Ellen Craft (1826–1891) and William Craft (September 25, 1824 – January 29, 1900) were American fugitives who were born and enslaved in Macon, Georgia. They escaped to the North in December 1848 by traveling by train and steamboat, arriving in Philadelphia on Christmas Day. Ellen crossed the boundaries of race, class, gender, and physical ability by passing as a white male planter with William posing as her personal servant. Their daring escape was widely publicized, making them among the most
Jan 30 11 tweets 3 min read
Igbo Ora, a town ín Oyo State, Western Nigeria, has the highest number of twins in the world. The town, a small 80 kilometers from Lagos, made up of mostly farmers and traders. It is considered the Twin capital of the world. Because more twins are born in Igbo-Ora than anywhere else in the world, walking through the town might make you feel like you are seeing double. Almost every house has at least one set of twins.
Jan 29 6 tweets 2 min read
It does not matter how far we stray from our roots, our culture will always thrive.
Jan 26 16 tweets 6 min read
Flags of West African countries. #Thread

Looks like West African countries went to the same Tailor to get their flags done. Can't blame the Tailor.

Ghana must have arrived first and given a black star patched in Yellow, Green and Red. Then came Senegal: You see what you gave Ghana, yes, vertical of her. Give it to me quickly.

Tailor : Star as well?

Senegal: Yes please Make it green though.