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‘African Sightings’

1900 BCE: Egypt – The Tale of the Shipwreck

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date:  1900 BCE Sighting Time:   Day/Night:   Location:  Egypt Urban or Rural: –  No. of Entity(‘s):  75 Entity Type:  human-headed serpent | Humanoid Entity Description:  It was thirty cubits long. His beard, it was greater than two cubits long. His body was overlaid with gold. His eyebrows were real lapis lazuli. Hynek Classification:   Duration:   No. of Object(s):   Height & Speed:   Size of Object(s):   Distance to Object(s):   Shape of Object(s):  Star Color/Description of Object(s):   Number of Witnesses:  1 Source:  The Tale of the Shipwreck Summary/Description:  The first ancient reference to an unidentified object from the sky in relation to strange beings is found in an authentic Egyptian papyrus… Read More

1975: Algeria, Africa Sightings –

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date:  January – March, 1975 Sighting Time:  1900 OR 1930 Day/Night:   Location:  Algeria, Africa Urban or Rural: –  Hynek Classification:  RV (Radar / Visual) Observation supplemented with radar. Duration:  OVER TWO HOURS No. of Object(s):   Height & Speed:  ESTIMATED ALTITUDE OF 2,000 METERS. Size of Object(s):   Distance to Object(s):   Shape of Object(s):   OBJECT HAS VERY BRIGHT LIGHT (HE KEPT COMPARING IT TO HEADLIGHT OF A CAR) WHICH OBSCURES ITS SHAPE Color/Description of Object(s):   Number of Witnesses:   Source:  Fawcett and Greenwood, THE UFO COVER-UP [Formerly titled Clear Intent], pages 79-80. Summary/Description:  The UFOs in this report were seen by multiple witnesses. The objects landed and took off. They were… Read More

1974: Object hovers and immobilizes witnesses in Togo, Africa

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: March 29, 1974 Sighting Time: 1:45 am Day/Night: Night Location: Lomé, Togo Urban or Rural: rural Hynek Classification: CE2 Duration: about 20 min. No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 200-300 meters Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): dark mass Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Waterufo.net / Joel Mesnard, Phenomenes Spatiaux, Mar. ’76 Summary/Description: A French worker on vacation on the coast of Togo, along with a Togolese woman, were on the beach when they noticed a sharp whistle coming from the sea. They saw a dark mass which approached from over water and which stopped at 200-300 m in front of the witnesses. Suddenly, three bright lights from the object paralyzed the witnesses. Several physiological effects plagued… Read More

1998: Sighting in Tindouf Algeria

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 28, 1998 Sighting Time: 01:00 a.m Day/Night: early morning Location: Tindouf, Algeria Urban or Rural: – Entity Type: ? Entity Description: a meager “thing” came out of it, that he could not see well, but it had a small bump on the head. Hynek Classification: CE3 Duration: No. of Object(s):  Height & Speed:  1.50 meters above ground Size of Object(s): almost 9 meters Distance to Object(s): 4.5 meters Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 2 Source: Patrick Gross http://ufologie.net Summary/Description: While in the army, on July 28, 1998, at 01:00 a.m. within 5 kilometers of the town of Tindouf in the Algerian Sahara, with a comrade, he suddenly saw a light coming towards him. The two men were quite afraid… Read More

1975: Alien Encounter in Oran, Algeria

THINK ABOUTIT ALIEN SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1975 Sighting Time: Day/Night: late in the night Location:  Oran, Algeria Urban or Rural: – Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: 1.70 meters tall, looking like a human male of about 30 years of age, glowing white Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: Number of Witnesses: Single Source: Denys Breysse, Project Becassine Summary/Description: Oran, Algeria, in 1975, late in the night, 11 years-old-boy Djamed Nedjar was sleeping when he was awakened by the sudden trembling of his body. He looked to the large window and saw that there was a figure there staring inside. This figure was described as about 1.70 meters tall, looking like a human male of about 30 years… Read More

1914: Alien Encounter

THINK ABOUTIT ENCOUNTER REPORT Date: Summer of 1914 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Blida, Algeria Urban or Rural: – Entity Type: several small humanoids Entity Description: The figures wore helmets and light-colored combination suits. Hynek Classification: CE3 Duration: few minutes No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): large Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): large sphere Color of Object(s): luminous  Number of Witnesses: multiple Source: Le Forum De L’Ufologie, France Summary/Description: Blida, Algeria, in the Summer of 1914, at night, right before the declaration of WWI, a French settler was walking back home from the fields after turning on the irrigation valves when he watched a large luminous sphere flying over the fields and then land silently only a few meters from him. Afraid, the witness… Read More

1995: UFO lands to repair hole in its hull

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: March 30, 1995 Sighting Time: 8:30 a.m Day/Night: Day – Morning Location: Transvaal, South Africa Urban or Rural: – Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: saw a black man shielding his face with his arm as though he wanted to ward off something Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: 3-4 minutes No. of Object(s):  1 Craft, 1 Humanoid Size of Object(s): 8-9 meters [24-36′] high Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): translucent and lustrous as though it had been fabricated from a type of stainless steel, red-violet-green-yellow glow emanated from somewhere and illuminated the hull. Number of Witnesses: Multiple Special Features/Characteristics: Landing, Vehicle Interference, Portholes/Windows, Physiological Effects, Physical Trace, Smell/Odor Source: Afrikaanse Sonntagszeitung Rapport (South Africa), Apr.… Read More

1951: Cigar-shaped UFO over Mt. Kilimanjaro

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: February 19, 1951            BBU Sighting Time: 7:20 a.m.  Day/Night: Location: Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: DD Duration: No. of Object(s):  Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Cigar Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: NICAP / Richard Hall, 1964 (citing Nairobi Sunday Post, Feb. 25, 1951) Summary/Description: In 1951 a huge cigar-shaped UFO, which hovered over the famous Mt. Kilimanjaro, was photographed from an East African Airways plane flying in the vicinity, and witnessed by the crew and passengers. After remaining motionless for a considerable period of time, the object suddenly climbed steeply and disappeared. The movie film was developed and reportedly showed… Read More

1997: South Africa UFO Encounter,

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: September 1997 Sighting Time: Day/Night: dusk  Location:  inland lake in South Africa Urban or Rural: -Rural Hynek Classification: ND Duration: five minutes No. of Object(s):   ten to fifteen disks Height & Speed: 1.8 km altitude – and a resulting “total tower height of approximately 5.2 km. – 10 km. These are of course estimates Size of Object(s):  estimated diameter of at least 1.7 km Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): disc Color of Object(s): Each disk was dimly glowing with a reddish evenly distributed light and its equatorial circumference contained several bright orange light sources, about six or seven of these visible on each disk. Number of Witnesses:  Multiple Source: Frank Valentyn Full Report This sighting took place in September 1997 while… Read More

1958: Enormous UFO seen during Algerian War

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: March, 1958 Sighting Time: .30 hours Day/Night: Night Location: Bouamama, Algeria Urban or Rural: -desert Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): 350 meters wide Distance to Object(s): roughly 100 to 120 ft. above the ground Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): The object was surrounded by pale green light, and an intense conical beam of emerald-green light was coming from the center of the under-part towards the ground. Number of Witnesses: Source: Joel Mesnard, FSR Vol. 19. No. 3 Summary/Description: Legionnaire N.G., was on sentry duty at a Foreign Legion camp at Bouamama during the Algerian War, when he saw an enormous, roundish object descending. It stopped when it was about 35-40 meters above the ground, and began to hover… Read More

1995: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa UFO Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: March, 31, 1995 Sighting Time: 2:00 am Day/Night: Nighttime Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa Urban or Rural: semi-city Hynek Classification: ND Duration: about 2 minutes No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): i guess relative size was about 5cm, i don’t know, but actual size, it was really very big. 500-700 m across i think. it was huge. Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): it was round, very, very big with in inner and outer rim of circles. the circles were light blue but didn’t hurt my eyes. the outer rim’s circles was almost twice the size of the inner rim. Color of Object(s): light blue Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Summary/Description: In march 1995… Read More

1963: Northcliff, South Africa

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1963  Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Northcliff, South Africa Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: DD Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: South Africa’s UFO Resource Summary/Description: The photo was taken in the Nothcliff area also called “Eagles Nest” near El Corro JHB, not far from the Cresta Shopping Center, Blackheath/Randburg, South Africa. The person was an estate agent in 1963 (now 80 yrs old) and took some photos of the houses she had for sale to be published in the news paper. It was a black and white small photo and she saw this mysterious “mark” on it… Read More

1956: The Drakensberg Photos

THINK ABOUTIT CE3 REPORT Date: July 17, 1956 Sighting Time: 4 p.m. Day/Night: Daytime Location: Rosetta/Natal, South Africa Urban or Rural: Rural No. of Entity(‘s): 1 Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: tall, white-haired spaceship-pilot. Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): disc Color of Object(s): metallic Number of Witnesses: 3 Source: Michael Hesemann Summary/Description: Dipl.-meteorologist Elizabeth Klarer caused an international controversy with her claim of a contact with Extraterrestrials. Her book “Beyond the Light Barrier”, written more in the style of a romantic novel, caused a rather sceptical response, since Klarer claimed she became pregnant after her encounter with… Read More