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NBA Players: Tallest African NBA Players

NBA PLAYERS OF AFRICA PART 2 In no particular order. we will continue to give you brief information about the distinguished NBA players of African descent.  Rui Hachimura Rui was born in February 1998 in Toyama, Japan to a Japanese mother and a Beninese father. He began his basketball career at Meisei High School where he earned his team the All-Japan High School Tournament title. Hachimura made a contract with the college team of Gonzaga Bulldogs in the US in 2016.. By the time he moved to the US, he was already ranked as one of the top international...

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NBA Players: Africa’s Tallest NBA Players

Tallest African NBA Players Africa’s contribution to the NBA is undeniable, as some of the tallest and the most successful basketball players of players of African descent. In no particular order, lets check out some of the NBA players making Africa proud! 1- Giannis Antetokounmpo Popularly called “Greek Freak” Giannis was born on December 6, 1994, in Greece to Nigerian parents. He started playing basketball in 2007 and quickly ended up joining the youth squad and senior team of Filathlitikos.   Giannis has joined the 2013 NBA draft and was selected to sign a contract with the Milwaukee Bucks,...

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Tallest People in the World

Everyone holds different heights, Check out some of the tallest int world, in no particular order. Shaquille O’Neal aka “Shaq” (Height: 7′ 1) is a retired Award winning  professional basketball player   View this post on Instagram @djdiesel has left the building #lostlandsfestival #edm #lovemyjob #tbt #throwbackthursday #throwback #djdiesel #instagood #instagram A post shared by DR. SHAQUILLE O'NEAL Ed.D. (@shaq) on Oct 11, 2018 at 8:14am PDT   Famous Model, activist and actor Naomi Campbell   Popularly known as RMD, Richard Mofe-Damijo (Height: 6’2) was born July 6, 1961 he is a Nigerian actor and politician. In 2005 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in...

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The Tallest People in the World…

The Dinka people of South Sudan are believed to be the tallest in Africa. Today, this African race in its more or less pure form lives mainly in the southern Sudan and surrounding areas. In the case of some Sudanese tribes, a sample from the 1950s estimated the average male height to be 6ft’ 4” while women of 1.8 m (6 ft). The most famous group and more racially preserved of the Sudanese race are the Nilotic tribes (from Upper Nile area). The most famous are Maasai, Turkana, Samburu and Dinka, whose main occupation is animal husbandry.  Dinka people...

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Ange Kagame Ties Knot With Bertrand Ndengeyingoma

Congrats!! RWANDA’S FIRST DAUGHTER TIES THE KNOT WITH HER PRINCE CHARMING Ange Ingabire Kagame (25), the only daughter of the President of Rwanda Paul Kagame, is one of the most influential young women in her country and Africa. That’s why; all eyes were on her wedding that was held last Saturday. Kagame married to the Rwandan architect Bertrand Ndengeyingoma (26) in a private wedding ceremony in Kigali. The wedding was held at Kigali Convention Centre and Raddison Blu Hotel in Kigali. The guest list consisted of family members and close friends. Photos from the wedding have recently been published...

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