Many historians argue that the Ishango bone is the oldest known mathematical object.
The Ge’ez script in Ethiopia, for example, has existed in some form for 2,000 years. It’s still used today to write
Egyptian pyramids are not the only ones. The ancient Nubians, from modern-day Sudan, built more pyramids than the Egyptians! There are 220 still standing today. They were built from around 300 BCE to 200 CE.
There were two types of theatre plays in Rome: tragedy, and comedy. There is a legend that a man called Livius Andronicus was the first Roman playwright. He apparently wrote both comedy and tragedy around 240 BCE, but his works do not survive
Septimius Severus was succeeded by his two sons, Caracalla and Geta. Caracalla soon murdered Geta, and reigned alone
WHAT IS BIERI? In the Fang tribe, wooden sculptures are made for the cult (a group of people who all believe deeply in the same thing, person, or ideal) worshipping ancestors, called the Bieri. These sculptures look like human people. The Fang tribe is from Gabon, which is on the
A seven-year debate surrounding the legacy of Ethiopia’s last emperor, Haile Selassie, has been put to rest; a commemorative statue has been erected outside the headquarters of the African Union (AU). Selassie has been the subject of contention since fellow Pan-Africanist, Kwame Nkrumah, had a monument dedicated to him in
Cultural knowledge is what you know just by living! It is the information know by an individual not because of formal education, but as a result of living everyday life, talking to relatives, observing surroundings, or practising family traditions. Knowledge of this kind is often subconscious. This means cultural knowledge