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Top 5 Africans whose Names got into the Guinness World Book of Record

1. Maliha Mohammed

Record: Longest Cooking Time

Country: Kenya

Kenya Chef Ms Maliha Mohammed once held the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking time. Chef Maliha prepared a list of 400 local and international cuisines recipes and cooked for 75 hours non-stop on Sunday, August 18, 2019, at Kenya Bay Beach Resort in Mombasa.

The Record got beaten by Lata Tandon, a chef from India cooking for 85 hours and 45 minutes non-stop to set the new Guinness World Record.

2. Harrison Chinedu

Record: Farthest Distance Walk with ball on head

Country: Nigeria

Harrison Chinedu is an International footballer and a professional athlete. Most of the people who made it to this record list have excelled in sports. The talented Nigerian footballer made the Guinness World Record for the farthest distance Walk with a ball on his head. He walked a total distance of 48.04 kilometers in 6 hours and 15 minutes on the 6th of March 2016. Making him to be among the African whose names got into the World Guinness Book of Record.

3. Percy Maimela

Record: Largest Coffee Ground Mosaic

Country: South Africa

Percy Maimela in September 2019 made a record breaking coffee mosaic to win the largest Coffee Ground Mosaic. To qualify for the Guinness World Record, the artists completed the painting on a 5 * 5 meter canvas with 100 percent ground coffee average and zero negative space. The image created in the coffee ground mosaic is the face of DJ BLACK COFFEE, a south African DJ and record producer.

4. Kimani Nga'ang'a Maruge

Record: The Oldest Person to begin primary school

Country: Kenya

However, there is no wrong time to do anything, I guess that was the thought of Kimani Maruge who want to enroll himself in a primary school at the age of 84. The Kenyan man enrolled himself as a first-grade student at Kapkendhiywo Primary School on January 12, 2004. In 2005, he was elected as head boy of the School. When asked why he made such a decision, he said the government's declaration of universal fee primary education in 2003 influenced his choice. This is one of the interesting Guinness World Record held by African.

5. Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau

Record: Longest Dance Time

Country: Nigeria

Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau popularly known by her stage name KAFFY is a Nigerian dancer, Choreography, dancer instructor and fitness Coach. She is another Nigerian who has broken the Guinness World Record. KAFFY alongside with her team set the record for the longest dance at the time which she danced for 52 hours and 3 minutes without stopping in 2008. KAFFY has been regarded as the best dancer in Africa. She is also regarded as the Queen of break dance, the Queen of Chorography and the Queen of all kinds of dance moves. After breaking the Guinness World Record in 2006.

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