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Why it is important to respect the beliefs and culture of others

Africa is an amazingly diverse continent. It has thousands of different languages and ethnic groups,…

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The Legacy of King Mansa Musa

> Have you ever wondered who is the richest man ever to have lived? Or,…

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The Culture and History of the Ewe Tribe

There are hundreds of ethnic groups in Africa, and most have their own language, traditions…

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A Short History of the Ethiopian Empire

The Ethiopian Empire, also known as the Abyssinia, was one of several East African Kingdoms…

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What is wisdom and how does being wise help us in everyday life?

Many African proverbs talk about ‘wisdom’, and people often say that proverbs themselves are small…

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A Short History of the Ashanti Empire in West Africa

The Ashanti Empire (also spelled Asante) was an empire and kingdom in West Africa. It…

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A Short History of the Mali Empire (1235 – 1600 AD)

The Mali Empire (1235 – 1600 AD) was one of the greatest African Empires. At…

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Central African History: The Kanem/Kanem-Bornu Empire (700 AD – 1893 AD)

INTRODUCTION TO THE KANEM BORNU EMPIRE The Kanem/Kanem-Bornu Empire (700 AD – 1893 AD) existed…

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Ghana, Mali and Songhai: What makes these West African empires special?

(The following is my interpretation of Roderick McIntosh’s book, The Peoples of the Middle Niger:…

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A Short History of the Kingdom of Kongo

The Kingdom of Kongo was one of the most powerful states in Central Africa. Kongo…

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