China officially became the world’s largest economy, ahead of the United States, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). For the first time since 1872, the United States of America loses their position as the leading world economic power in favor of China. It’s the end of 142 years of American supremacy.

China officially became the world’s largest economy, ahead of the United States, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). For the first time since 1872, the United States of America loses their position as the leading world economic power in favor of China. It’s the end of 142 years of American supremacy.

Jelani Aliyu, hails from Sokoto State, Nigeria and is General Motors Lead Exterior Designer and the designer of the Chevy Volt. General Moto

Jelani Aliyu, hails from Sokoto State, Nigeria and is General Motors Lead Exterior Designer and the designer of the Chevy Volt. General Moto

Zumbi dos Palmares was the last of the leaders of the Quilombo (Town built by rebels ex-slaves) dos Palmares , in the present-day state of Alagoas, Brazil

Zumbi dos Palmares was the last of the leaders of the Quilombo (Town built by rebels ex-slaves) dos Palmares , in the present-day state of Alagoas, Brazil

Nigeria’s unprecedented economic growth rate, especially with data recorded in 2012 and 2013, has seen its economy surpass the combined average for BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) countries.

Nigeria’s unprecedented economic growth rate, especially with data recorded in 2012 and 2013, has seen its economy surpass the combined average for BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) countries.

“Notions of aid and charity are in reality aiding politicians and multinational corporations to continue plundering Africa behind a shroud of ‘generosity’.” Under the “smokescreen” of giving aid or charity, western governments and multinational corporations are pillaging states in Africa with losses nearing $60 billion each year,

“Notions of aid and charity are in reality aiding politicians and multinational corporations to continue plundering Africa behind a shroud of ‘generosity’.” Under the “smokescreen” of giving aid or charity, western governments and multinational corporations are pillaging states in Africa with losses nearing $60 billion each year,

Solar Boat    This cedar boat is one of two found by the Great Pyramid at Giza, intact but dismantled. It took 12 years to reconstruct it. There is another one still in its original pit, and there were three additional pits on the other side that were empty. The king needed 2 to travel with the sun across the sky, 2 to travel through the night, and one to cross to the underworld

Solar Boat This cedar boat is one of two found by the Great Pyramid at Giza, intact but dismantled. It took 12 years to reconstruct it. There is another one still in its original pit, and there were three additional pits on the other side that were empty. The king needed 2 to travel with the sun across the sky, 2 to travel through the night, and one to cross to the underworld

A head above the rest... The world's tallest man, Robert Wadlow. The size comparison of the crowd is quite a perspective.

A head above the rest... The world's tallest man, Robert Wadlow. The size comparison of the crowd is quite a perspective.

The Richest People in Africa list remains the most comprehensive compilation of the continent’s wealthiest individuals. In 2014, we counted 55 African billionaires with a net worth totalling $161.7 billion, a 12.4 percent rise from $143.8 billion in 2013. This year Africa welcomed five new billionaires, four of whom are Nigerian.

The Richest People in Africa list remains the most comprehensive compilation of the continent’s wealthiest individuals. In 2014, we counted 55 African billionaires with a net worth totalling $161.7 billion, a 12.4 percent rise from $143.8 billion in 2013. This year Africa welcomed five new billionaires, four of whom are Nigerian.

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