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Photo Blog of Chale Wote Street Arts Festival 2022 in Ghana πŸ‡¬πŸ‡­

The Chale Wote Street Art Festival is an alternative platform that brings Art, Music, Dance and Performance out into the streets of old Accra, Ghana The festival targets exchanges between scores of local and international artists and patrons by creating and appreciating art together. For several years, a fishing town in Accra’s oldest district, Jamestown …

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History of Africa

The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans andβ€”at least 200,000 years agoβ€”anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation states. The earliest known recorded history arose in Ancient Egypt, and later in Nubia, the Sahel, …

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Africa’s first civilizations.

Ancient Egpyt Egypt’s natural links are in a northeasterly direction, following the Fertile Crescent up into western Asia. Similarly Ethiopia, the other early civilization of northeast Africa, is most influenced by Arabia, just across the Red Sea. So these two regions, Egypt and Ethiopia, flanked by desert to the west and equatorial jungle to the …

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Nubia

Around 3,500 BC, one of the first sacral kingdoms to arise in the Nile was Ta-Seti, located in northern Nubia. Ta-Seti was a powerful sacral kingdom in the Nile Valley at the 1st and 2nd cataracts that exerted an influence over nearby chiefdoms based on pictorial representation ruling over Upper Egypt. Ta-Seti traded as far …

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Carthage

Carthage was the center or capital city of the ancient Carthaginian civilization, on the eastern side of the Lake of Tunis in what is now the Tunis Governorate in Tunisia. Carthage was widely considered the most important trading hub of the Ancient Mediterranean and was arguably one of the most affluent cities of the Ancient …

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Somalia

The ancestors of the Somali people were an important link in the Horn of Africa connecting the region’s commerce with the rest of the ancient world. Somali sailors and merchants were the main suppliers of frankincense, myrrh and spices, all of which were valuable luxuries to the Ancient Egyptians, Phoenicians, Mycenaeans and Babylonians.[102][103] In the …

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