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September 18, 1980: Cosmonaut Arnold Tamayo becomes first African sent on a mission in space. Born Jan. 29, 1942, Cuban pilot and cosmonaut, Arnaldo [...]
Black Panther has added another first to its kitty of milestones, making history as the first superhero film ever to be nominated for Best Picture. T [...]
MTN Nigeria has announced a new partnership with TIDAL, global music and entertainment streaming platform, in a deal that would allow MTN subscribers [...]
September 17, 1983: Vanessa Williams becomes first black Miss America. Vanessa Williams became the first African American to win the Miss America cro [...]
Onyi Nwaneri is a Nigerian human rights lawyer by trade and CEO of Afrika Tikkun Services, South Africa. She has been at the forefront of the gender [...]
It was a dream come true when on May 19, 2019, the hitherto office of Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora Affairs and the occupier, [...]
September 16, 1848: France formally abolishes slavery. On September 16, 1848, France formally abolished slavery. This was the second time France abol [...]
Former executive fashion director at Vanity Fair, Samira Nasr has been appointed editor-in-chief of elite Harper’s Bazaar fashion magazine, replacing [...]
September 15, 1978: Muhammad Ali becomes first boxer to win the heavyweight title thrice by beating Leon Spinks. On September 15, 1978, boxer Muhamma [...]
September 14, 2016: First African America, Dr. Carla Hayden sworn in as 14th Librarian of US Congress. On September 14, 2016, Dr. Carla Hayden was sw [...]
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