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Look What the Italians Did in Libya | Omar Mukhtar - Lion of the Desert

Lion of the Desert is a 1981 Libyan historical epic war film about the Second Italo-Senussi War, starring Anthony Qui

20-year-old Noah Harris is Harvard's first Black, elected student body president
Noah Harris makes history as Harvard’s first Black, elected student body president
For the first time in Harvard University’s 382-year history, a Black student has been elected to serve as the prestigious educational institution’s student body president.
Dr Fadji Zaouna Maïna is a hydrologist and first Nigerien scientist to join NASA
29-year-old Fadji Zaouna Maina is the first Nigerien scientist to join NASA
Growing up, many of us had childhood ambitions but some of them changed along the way. That is not the case with Fadji Zaouna Maina, the first Nigerien scientist to work for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). She has had ambitions of alleviating water problems in her hometown since age 10. Now, she gets to tackle the world’s water crises with data from NASA.
Nigerian-born author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Nigeria's Chimamanda wins Women's Prize for Fiction
Nigerian-born author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel has been voted the best book to have won the Women's Prize for Fiction in its 25-year history.
85 percent of the museum's collection i n Belgium comes from the Congo DR
Belgium returns remains of Congolese independence hero
Nearly 60 years after his assassination in January 1961, a court in Belgium ruled on Thursday to give back a tooth- the only remains of Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba which his relatives have been lobbying for years to realise this deeply symbolic gesture to the Congolese people.
A photo of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti featured in Nigeria's The Daily Times newspaper on November 17, 19
Remembering Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti: Nigeria’s ‘lioness of Lisabi’
On February 18, 1977, approximately 1,000 soldiers stormed a compound in Lagos. It belonged to the famed Afrobeat musician and critic of Nigeria’s military government, Fela Kuti.
Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr Dennis Mukwege
Nobel laureate Denis Mukwege put under UN security
Nobel Peace Prize winner, Denis Mukwege, has been placed under the security of United Nations forces in Democratic Republic Congo after death threats against him.