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Bantu migrations

History; African history

The Bantu expansion or Bantu migration was a millennia-long series of migrations of speakers of the original proto-Bantu language group. The Bantu expansion was one of the most ...

Ashanti Empire

History; African history

The Ashanti Empire was a West Africa state of the Ashanti people now in Ghana. The Ashanti are a major ethnic group in Ghana, a powerful, militaristic and highly disciplined ...

Rosetta stone

History; African history

The Egyptians used to cover their works with a strange writing called hieroglyphs. Nobody could figure out what this weird writing meant until the chance discovery of this ancient ...


History; African history

A rawhide thong, about 8 feet long, used in South Africa for hitching horses, for fastening yokes to the trek-tow, and generally as a strong cord or binder.

Mau Mau Rebellion

History; African history

The Mau Mau Rebellion (also known as the Mau Mau Uprising, the Mau Mau Revolt, and the Kenya Emergency) was a military conflict that took place from 1952 until 1960 in Kenya, ...

Battle of Laing's Nek

History; African history

The Battle of Laing's Nek was a major battle between the British Empire and the Boer dominated South African Republic fought at Laing's Nek during the First Boer War on 28 January ...

Battle of Schuinshoogte

History; African history

Battle of Schuinshoogte, was a battle of the first Boer War between the British Empire and the Boer led South African Republic fought north of Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, on 8 ...