Encyclopaedia Africana F October 31, 2020 FUNMILAYO RANSOME KUTI

British rulers of Nigeria had hoped that Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti could be an emblem of their “benevolent imperialism”. Instead she numbered among their most feared opponents—and was popularly known as the “Lioness of Lisabi”

Encyclopaedia Africana T August 28, 2020 TIMBUKTU (MALI)

Brief synthesis Located at the gateway to the Sahara desert, within the confines of the fertile zone of the Sudan  and in an exceptionally  propitious site near to the river, Timbuktu is one of the cities of Africa whose name is the most heavily charged with history. Founded in the 5th century, the economic and …

Encyclopaedia Africana L August 27, 2020 LAMU OLD TOWN (KENYA)

Lamu Old Town is the oldest and best-preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa, retaining its traditional functions.

A Encyclopaedia Africana August 27, 2020 ASANTE TRADITIONAL BUILDINGS (GHANA)

The group of buildings is the only surviving example of the Asante traditional architecture.

Health (RH) Resources Hub July 30, 2020 Genetic impact of African slave trade revealed in DNA study

The research uses genetic connections to Africans found in people living today in the Americas

Encyclopaedia Africana U July 13, 2020 UN Decade for People of African Descent

The objectives for the Decade are to, “Promote respect, protection and fulfilment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by people of African Descent.

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