- Melanesians are the world's only black blondes and they are mostly found in Papua New Guinea in Oceani
- Melanesians have beautiful dark skin with natural blond hair
- Investigations revealed that the weird colour combination of the Melanesians was due to a random mutation
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The world's only black blondes are mostly found in Papua New Guinea in Oceania and they have beautiful dark skin with natural blond hair.
Until now, genetic experts attributed the odd trait of the over half a million Melanesian people to inheritance - from the Europeans, particularly, the British, German and Australians, who have been associated with the island for several years, How Africa reports.
YEN.com.gh notes that in 2012, the theory turned out to be false as investigations revealed that the weird colour combination of the Melanesians was due to a random mutation.
A postdoctoral scholar at the Stanford University, Eimear Kenny, said: "The human characteristic of blond hair arose independently in equatorial Oceania.
“That’s quite unexpected and fascinating.”
In other news, Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has finally met Oluomachi Joseph Opara for the first time after adopting him.
The governor adopted Oluomachi after social media went agog with his melodious voice.
Governor Uzodinma who met his adopted son in church on Sunday, July 5, said the boy reminds him of his life trajectory.
After the meeting, the governor wrote: "Today, I was joined in church by my adopted son, Oluomachi Opara.
"It is our first physical meeting as Father and Son and I am glad to welcome this newest member of my family."
YEN.com.gh recently reported that the founding CEO of the Caroline Group, Caroline Esinam Adzogble, has been appointed ambassador for Millersville University in the United States.
As ambassador she will assist in boosting marketing and recruitment efforts to increase and diversify the multicultural numbers at the university.
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