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History of Africa; Early Civilization to the 19th Century

Around 3300 BC, history records in Northern Africa the birth of literacy in the Pharaonic civilization of Ancient Egypt. One of the world’s foremost and longest- lasting civilizations, the Egyptian state continued, with varying footings of influence over other areas, until 343 BC. Egyptian influence reached deep into present-day Libya and Nubia. An independent centre […]

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The African History (part 3)

Africa is supposed of by some paleoanthropologists to be the oldest tied-up range on Earth, with the Human species springing from the mainland. During the mid-20th century, anthropologists discovered numerous stuck-in-the-muds and evidence of human occupation possibly as early as 7 million years ago (BP = before present). Stuck-in-the-mud remains of several species of early […]

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The African History (Part 2)

The African history is very complex and broad, having been more often than not under-appreciated by the global historical community for reasons yet untold. Africa, particularly Eastern Africa, is widely acknowledged as the origin of human beings and the Hominidae clade or great apes.The earliest hominids and their ancestors have been dated back to around […]

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10 Great Pre-colonial African Kings

In ancient African culture, Kings were an epitome of power, great wealth and royalty. Only the brave and selfless people qualified to rule as Kings. However, in modern day Africa, Kings are regarded as traditional rulers without much authority. For some the word “King” seem to be nothing more than clichés. Usually, the only glimpse […]

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Haile Salassie; Ethiopian Emperor

Haile Selassie I born Tafari Makonnen; (July 23, 1892-August 27, 1975) served as Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. Prior to his coronation, he had been Ethiopia’s Plenipotentiary regent since 1916. He is the decisive figure in the modern history of Ethiopia and the key to Rastafarianism, a religious movement in Jamaica that appeared […]

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Dr Kwame Nkrumah; A Pan-African Leader

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah (September 21, 1909-April 27, 1972) was a Ghanaian politician, political theorist, and revolutionary. He was the first Prime Minister and President of Ghana, leading the Gold Coast to independence from Britain in 1957. As an influential advocate of Pan-Africanism, Nkrumah was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity and the […]

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Queen Nzingha of Ndongo Village

Nzingha Mbande (1583-1663) was the Queen of the kingdoms of Ambundu de Ndongo (1624-1663) and Matamba (1631-1663), located in present-day northern Angola. Born into the ruling Ndongo family, Nzinga received military and political training since childhood and demonstrated her ability to resolve political crises as an ambassador to the Portuguese Empire. Later, after the death […]

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The Story Of The Ninth Ruler Of Mali Empire; Mansa Musa

Musa I or Mansa Musa, was the ninth Mansa of the Mali Empire in the Islamic State of West Africa. During the time of Musa’s ascension, Mali was mainly composed of the territory of the former Ghana Empire that was conquered by Mali. The Mali Empire consisted of lands that now belong to Guinea, Senegal, […]