African literature, the body of traditional oral and written literatures in Afro-Asiatic and African languages together with works written by Africans in European languages. … Works written in…

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Batik is a well-respected, ancient art form and craft. It is a similar process used to make African print fabric but instead of using industrial printing machinery it…

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Although African Turquoise is called Turquoise, it is actually not turquoise in the traditional sense. Rather, it is a form of jasper that is mined in Africa, and…

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Africa is a resource-rich continent. Recent growth has been due to growth in sales in commodities, services, and manufacturing. … Growth has been present throughout the continent, with…

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Hloniphizwe J Mtolo is the chairman of Shell Companies in South Africa. These include Shell South Africa Holdings, Shell SouthAfrica Energy and Shell Downstream South Africa. He is…

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South Africa’s constitution is celebrated globally for its visionary Bill of Rights. … Without material security and the means to a dignified life, many of the civil and…

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South Africa said today that it had begun a new drive against guerrilla bases in southern Angola, killing at least 314 guerrillas so far this week and losing…

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While pyramids are associated with Egypt, the nation of Sudan has 220 extant pyramids, the most numerous in the world. Nubian pyramids were constructed (roughly 240 of them)…

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In 1984, the charitable supergroup Band Aid sang: “There won’t be snow in Africa this Christmas time.” In fact, it does snow in Africa at high elevations. Kilimanjaro…

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The Scramble for Africa, also called the Partition of Africa, Conquest of Africa, or the Rape of Africa, was the invasion, occupation, division, and colonization of most of…

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