Hopefully you paid attention in class.
Can your knowledge get you around the globe?
Adele Broke Character During An "SNL" Skit About African Tourism, But That's Not The Only Reason It's Getting Attention
"Y'all aren’t tired of these tropes yet?"
Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the internet.
All hail Queen Bey!
Bill Gates Conspiracy Theories Have Circulated For Years. It Took The Coronavirus Pandemic To Turn Him Into A Fake Villain.
After months of conspiracy-mongering, people around the world are demanding Gates be arrested for crimes against humanity. Here’s how things got so bad.
"This is a way to amplify their voices on work they’re already doing, taking it beyond the communities that would already be sharing this information, and give it the platform"
These Pictures Of Locust Swarms In East Africa Are Truly Apocalyptic. Climate Conditions Are Partly To Blame.
The worst outbreak of locusts in Kenya in 70 years is being driven by the same trends fueling devastating bushfires in Australia, climate scientists told Buzzfeed News.
Except for Antarctica, soz.
Let's find out!
Where is your fashion sense calling you?
The couple wanted to bike from Germany to "Africa" for unclear reasons, possibly having to do with raising awareness of "mental health or global warming."
"The destruction of the natural world is far more complex than we think."
The FCO Has Removed A Job Advert For An "African Adventure" After It Was Called Out By Its Own Staff
The advert was taken down after BuzzFeed News contacted the Foreign Office with concerns from employees.
It is also now illegal to discriminate against people based on their sexual orientation.
This is the first research to definitively show this link.
Ghana is mourning the murder of investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale.
I'm not even joking, it's great.
*hops on a flight tomorrow*
Sahle-Work Zewde’s historic appointment comes after an unprecedented push to achieve gender balance within Ethiopia’s government.
The US first lady’s solo trip to the continent was filled with sweet photos and well-received donations — but not much else.
Aunque ojalá no se tuviera que ir ninguno.
Bobi Wine, a former singer who is now a thorn in the side of Uganda’s president, wrote a harrowing Facebook post about being kicked and beaten in the head and testicles while he was under arrest.
On Monday, voters in Zimbabwe took part in the country's first elections in nearly 40 years to choose their next president and members of Parliament. And longtime leader Robert Mugabe was not on the ballot.
Theres 54, which one should you visit?
Simba really DID bless the rains down in Africa.
Can you name all 54?!
The best-behaved fans in world football?
Africa has 54 countries total, but we're only quizzing you on 15. Good luck!
Scientists at Harvard University have created this 3D Model depicting what ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra may have looked like.
Si vous ne connaissez pas votre droite et votre gauche, n'essayez même pas de faire ce quiz sur la géographie africaine
L'Afrique compte 54 pays en tout, mais on a décidé d'être gentils.
While the concepts of "box office" and "records" are fairly new for many African countries, Black Panther is breaking them.
In Black Panther, the black American experience is prioritized, raising the question of what blackness and identity mean beyond one’s borders. Spoilers below!
"Lupita Nyong'o is one of our heroes. We get to have an amazing opportunity ahead of the rest of the world to say, 'Yeah, we got this.'"
People in a drought-stricken region of Madagascar are struggling with failing crops and child malnutrition, but their cries for help have been met with little action from the international community.
As more African nations issue angry statements and summon US diplomats, Trump's secretary of state insists "nothing has changed" in US-Africa relations.
The president is reported to have called places like Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations "shitholes" during an immigration conversation with lawmakers.
The White House didn't deny he said it.
"Since African youth can’t be in a group of three or more without being labeled a 'gang'. Here’s my team, I’m the leader."
Let's go house hunting.
Americans were surprised to learn in October that the US had deployed more than 800 troops to the African country. Nigeriens, too, were disturbed by the growing US presence.
Her hairstyles do all the talking.
Can you bless the rains down in Africa?
"I just want to lift a crane and have people be scared of me."
In this area of southern Senegal, one woman tells BuzzFeed News, “Wrestling is how we prove our womanhood."
Put that thinking cap on.
"You can be my African queen"
If You Can Name More Than 40 Out Of 54 African Countries In UNDER 5 MINUTES You're A Geography Genius
Hurry! The clock is ticking!
“When we talk of democracy and human rights, we usually talk about the US. Now we have people asking, but is that how people behave in a modern democracy?”
That's it, I'm moving.
For the second time, the Trump administration has dismissed its pick for senior director for Africa, BuzzFeed News has learned, a critical post as Africa faces the threat of terrorism and famine.
A large electronics ban is "under consideration," the Department of Homeland Security told BuzzFeed News Wednesday, causing alarm among some European governments.
The girls were among hundreds abducted by the Nigerian terrorist group in 2014.
For the culture!
Retired Lt. Col. Rudolph Atallah is the new senior director for Africa on the White House National Security Council, a White House official tells BuzzFeed News.
In a country where 80% of people speak French, English speakers feel like they're being punished for wanting equal status for their language.
"I can't believe we're going to Africa today omg what if we get Ebola?"
"This is weak sauce. This is Nigerian!"
Yahya Jammeh has ruled Gambia for 22 years, but lost a reelection bid last year. He said Friday he would step aside, reversing his previous attempts to hold onto power.
Ça tire à balles réelles.
The number of wild giraffes in Africa dropped 40% in three decades, putting them at risk of extinction, scientists announced Thursday.
Another terrible blow for 2016.
Police had fired tear gas and rubber bullets into the air to disperse crowds during an anti-government protest at a religious festival.
For Eritreans, the potentially fatal trip across the Mediterranean Sea is only the last of many dangerous steps in the flight from home.
TL;DR if Africa was actually a school, everyone would be cooler than you.
Moving the African elephants to a larger preserve is being called "one of the biggest events ever" to happen to Malawi’s park system.
Always copy check your tweets.
Proof that the Trump Effect literally knows no boundaries.
Patrick Sinkel's photographs have been shortlisted for a Sony World Photography Award.
A report on lessons from the Ebola crisis suggests the UK is vulnerable to future epidemics because it lacks the capacity to rapidly manufacture vaccines.
The country will now enter a 90-day period of heightened surveillance, during which the virus could re-emerge, the World Health Organization said.
Activists claim up to 75 people have been killed and many more wounded by security forces, prompting condemnation from human rights groups.
GTFO out of the party with this music.
Somalia has one of the highest rates of female genital mutilation in the world — but two activists are trying to change that, breaking one taboo at a time. BuzzFeed News' Jina Moore reports from Somalia.
Doctors Without Borders faced difficulties caring for the 200 people injured by the triple suicide bombing in Chad on Saturday.
New data from UNICEF also says the disease is the second biggest killer for adolescents around the world.
Welcomed to Australia with open arms, these Sudanese migrants are making the most of their new opportunities.
The World Health Organization is celebrating the "stunning success" of a meningitis A vaccine.
Three months after the killing of Cecil the Lion, a German hunter has reportedly shot one of the largest elephants ever seen in Zimbabwe.
The stereotype that white people can’t dance was squashed after You Got Served.
The discovery of the carcasses, some of them with their tusks removed, comes roughly two years after poachers killed more than 200 elephants with poison.
50 others were injured in the blast that occurred when someone lit a cigarette near a leaking fuel tanker, officials said.
~If only you could be them all~
It’s a plate! It’s a spoon! It’s a napkin! It’s delicious!
A new Brookings Institution report says financial tech is helping to close the economic gender gap and connect marginalized communities that lack access to banks.
Up close and personal to the next level.
They're not all lion-killers. Don't be an anti-dentite.
Andargachew 'Andy' Tsege, was taken by the Ethiopian government exactly a year ago from the airport in Sana'a.
Flüchtlinge Willkommen matches people in cities across Germany who have spare rooms with refugees who need somewhere to stay.
Nigeria’s Senate leader has refuted local media reports of a $108,000 annual grant, saying the true figure is $2,500, but many people remain angry that the government would allocate any money for wardrobe.
A total of 60 million people were refugees in another country or displaced in their own country by the end of the year, according to the report.
The East African country is one of the most oppressive in the world, and yet it rarely makes headlines.