Category: Africa

Ghana History and Politics

Before colonization When Ghana gained independence in 1957, it was named after an ancient African empire that existed from the 9th to the 12th centuries. However, that was far north…

Guinea History and Politics

Early history Various peoples lived in the area of ​​today’s Guinea even before our era. Around 900 peoples of the Mande languages ​​came to Guinea from the northeast. The Susu…

Guinea-Bissau History and Politics

Prehistory and West African Empires The present area of ​​the country Guinea-Bissau was settled by humans in the Stone Age. They lived as hunters and gatherers before they became sedentary…

Kenya Animals

Diverse wildlife Not only the flora, but also the fauna of Kenya is very diverse. 400 different species of mammals, 1080 species of birds and 300 species of reptiles were…

Liberia History and Politics

Peoples of Liberia People who immigrated from the north have lived on today’s national territory since the Neolithic Age. The Gola are one of the first peoples in this area….

Libya Overview

Animals and Plants What is growing in Libya? The desert occupies most of the country. Only a few plants that can get by with little water can survive there. Occasionally…

Mali History and Politics

Prehistory and early history Where the state of Mali lies today, people lived as early as the Stone Age. Until about 2000 BC BC the area that is now desert…

Morocco History and Politics

First residents Homo erectus lived in what is now Morocco as early as 700,000 years ago. Homo sapiens, modern man, first appeared 145,000 years ago. The people lived as hunters…

Zimbabwe History and Politics

The Early History of Zimbabwe About 2000 years ago, Bantu peoples migrated from the north to the south and also came to present-day Zimbabwe. They settled there and displaced the…

Namibia Everyday Life

Prosperity and poverty Namibia is a beautiful country with an impressive flora and fauna that attracts many tourists. But that’s only one aspect. Apart from the tourists, the country’s poverty…

Botswana History and Politics

The early days in Botswana People settled in what is now Botswana as early as 200,000 years ago. We know that based on findings. These include, for example, rock paintings…

Burundi History and Politics

Early time The history of Burundi is closely linked to the history of the neighboring country Rwanda. The ethnic group of the Twa probably originally settled here as well, although…

Nigeria History and Politics

Prehistory and Early History in Nigeria: Nok and Trans-Saharan Trade Where the state of Nigeria is today, people lived as early as the Stone Age, initially as hunters and gatherers,…

Cameroon History and Politics

Who were the first residents of Cameroon? In what is now Cameroon, the Baka people were probably the first to settle here. In the rainforests of the south, societies without…

Republic of the Congo Overview

Animals and Plants What is growing in the Republic of the Congo? Most of the country is covered with tropical rainforest. Tall trees grow there, under which bushes, lianas, ferns,…

Rwanda History and Politics

Who are the Hutu and the Tutsi? The first inhabitants of Rwanda were probably the Twa. These lived as hunters and gatherers. From around the 8th century, the Bantu people…

Comoros History and Politics

Colonization of the Comoros The Comoros were settled relatively late, around 500 AD. It is assumed that this was done by Bantu tribes from East Africa, who were later followed…

Senegal History and Politics

The first residents Senegal was settled very early in prehistoric times. Hunters and gatherers became sedentary peoples who practiced agriculture. Around 500 AD, Wolof and Serer migrated to what is…

Djibouti Overview

Animals and Plants What is growing in Djibouti? The flora in Djibouti is rather sparse, with deserts or semi-deserts taking up most of the country. Grasses and shrubs that are…

Equatorial Guinea Overview

Animals and Plants What is growing in Equatorial Guinea? Tropical rainforest grows in Equatorial Guinea. Here you will discover trees of different heights, shrubs, lianas, bromeliads and orchids. There are…