Africans are still the underdogs in the 21st century. The destruction of their culture, history and communities along with their custom, traditions language tantamount to decapitating a man's head..
French attained a lofty status under the Kingdom of Egypt, even when Egypt was controlled by the British, serving as a language of prestige and modernity in the country.
Kinyanjui belonged to the initiation age set called ‘Njenga.’ Kinyanjui had been banished from his home area in Githunguri for some transgression which caused him to relocate to Southern Kikuyu. Muriuki gives his origin as Kandara. It is not clear at which point he joined Waiyaki’s company as a...
In Ancient times, Africans were called the Ethiopians; in medieval times most africans were called Moors; Moors brought culture and learning to Europe. They civilized and gave Europe all modernity.
In the 19th century the Zulus were the most aggressive and disciplined fighting force in southern Africa, a proud people who stood up to both the British and the Boers and fought them valiantly.
Francis Hall was born in India in 1860. Around this time, traders, missionaries and slave trade abolitionists were beginning to pay attention to East Africa. About 20 years earlier, Ludwig Krapf had made contacts with the Kamba and ventured in the interior as far as present day Kitui.
The ‘righteous’ branch of the Adamic tribe had been commanded by God over successive generations not to descend the holy mountain and mingle their seed with that of the children of Cain
All Mankind met African people at the crossroads of History at one time or another. African has been locked in a 500 year old room, and in this Hub, Clarke talks African History From 3000 B.C. to now
The last armed rebellion by blacks against the encroaching colonists in Southern Africa was put down with great cruelty by the colonial militia, leaving bitterness and a mutual lack of understanding.
Chief Wangombe was the son of a Kikuyu man and a Maasai woman. He was born in Tetu, at Kamakwa near present day Nyeri Town. His father and therefore the whole family belonged to the Ambui clan, of Thiukui Mbari.