Defiant Desmond Tutu led hundreds of protesters to picnic at a whites-only beach on this day in 1989 [Photos]

Desmond Tutu
Archbishop Tutu addressing a crowd

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Nigerians angered by killing of pastor who was tased to death in China during immigration arrest

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How the famed Moroccan writer behind ‘first major work on African geography’ was sold to the Pope in 1518

al-Ḥasan ibn Muḥammad al-Wazzān al-Zayyātī
al-Ḥasan ibn Muḥammad al-Wazzān al-Zayyātī, a Moorish traveller and linguistic scholar who would become known as John Leo Africanus

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