Maurice Yaméogo (1921-1993)

Maurice Yaméogo was the first President of the west African nation of Upper Volta, today known as Burkina Faso. He was born in the town of Koudougou, Upper Volta (then a French colony) on December 31, 1921. He had a twin sister, Wamanegbo. His parents … Read MoreMaurice Yaméogo (1921-1993)

Our Lady Of Peace of Yamoussoukro Basilica (1989- )

Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro Basilica is located in Yamoussoukro, which since March 1983 been the capital of Côte d’Ivoire (the Ivory Coast). It is the largest Christian church in the world, according to Guinness World Records. The basilica is not to be confused … Read MoreOur Lady Of Peace of Yamoussoukro Basilica (1989- )