Africans
Ethnic groups in Africa number in the thousands, each generally having its own language (or dialect of a language) and culture. The ethnolinguistic groups include various Afro-Asiatic, Indo-European, ...
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Animated map shows how humans migrated across the globe
It's tough to know what happened on Earth thousands of years before anyone started writing anything down. But thanks to the amazing work of anthropologists a...
Demographics of Africa
The population of Africa has grown rapidly over the past century, and consequently shows a large youth bulge, further reinforced by a low life expectancy of below 50 years in some African countries. T...
Demographics of Africa - Wikipedia
Recent African origin of modern humans
In paleoanthropology, the recent African origin of modern humans, or the "Out of Africa" theory, is the most widely accepted model of the geographic origin and early migration of anatomically modern h...
Recent African origin of modern humans - Wikipedia
Indigenous peoples of Africa
The indigenous people of Africa are those people of Africa whose way of life, attachment or claims to particular lands, and social and political standing in relation to other more dominant groups hav...
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Decolonisation of Africa
The decolonization of Africa followed World War II, when colonized peoples agitated for independence and colonial powers withdrew their administrators from Africa.
During the Scramble for Africa i...
Decolonisation of Africa - Wikipedia
Multiregional origin of modern humans
The Multiregional hypothesis, Multiregional evolution (MRE) or Polycentric theory is a scientific model that provides an alternative explanation to the more widely accepted, "Out of Africa" model for ...
Multiregional origin of modern humans - Wikipedia
Languages of Africa
Niger-Congo: Nilo-Saharan: There are 1,250 to 2,100 and by some counts over 3,000 languages spoken natively in Africa, in several major language families:There are several other small fam...
Languages of Africa - Wikipedia
List of African countries by population
This is a list of African countries and dependent territories by population.
The countries are sorted by the mid-year normalized demographic projections.
List of African countries by population - Wikipedia
Ethnic groups in Africa
Ethnic groups in Africa number in the thousands, each generally having its own language (or dialect of a language) and culture. The ethnolinguistic groups include various Afro-Asiatic, Indo-European, ...
Ethnic groups in Africa - Wikipedia
HIV/AIDS in South Africa
HIV/AIDS in South Africa is a prominent health concern; South Africa is believed to have more people with HIV/AIDS than any other country in the world.The 2007 UNAIDS report estimated that 5,700,000 S...
HIV/AIDS in South Africa - Wikipedia
HIV/AIDS in Africa
HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa. Although the continent is home to about 15.2 percent of the world's population, Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounted...
HIV/AIDS in Africa - Wikipedia
Malaria
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a group of single-celled microorganism) belonging to the genus Plasmodium. Malaria causes sym...
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Y-chromosome haplogroups by populations
The following articles are lists of human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroups found in populations around the world.
Most recent common ancestor
In biology, the most recent common ancestor (MRCA) of any set of organisms is the most recent individual from which all organisms in a group are directly descended. The term is often applied to human ...
Archaic Homo sapiens
A number of varieties of Homo are grouped into the broad category of archaic humans, contrasted with modern humans (Homo sapiens), in the period beginning 500,000 years ago. This category typically i...
Archaic Homo sapiens - Wikipedia
Human mitochondrial DNA haplogroup
In human genetics, a human mitochondrial DNA haplogroup is a haplogroup defined by differences in human mitochondrial DNA. Haplogroups are used to represent the major branch points on the mitochondri...
Human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroup
In human genetics, a human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroup is a haplogroup defined by differences in the non-recombining portions of DNA from the Y chromosome (called Y-DNA). It represents human genetic d...
Human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroup - Wikipedia
Anatomically modern humans
The term anatomically modern humans (AMH) or anatomically modern Homo sapiens (AMHS) refers in paleoanthropology to individual members of the species Homo sapiens with an appearance consistent with th...
Anatomically modern humans - Wikipedia
Early human migrations
Early human migrations and expansions of archaic and modern humans across continents began 1.8 million years ago with the migration out of Africa by Homo erectus and were followed by the migrations of...
Early human migrations - Wikipedia
Archaeogenetics
Archaeogenetics, a term coined by British archaeologist and paleolinguist Colin Renfrew, refers to the application of the techniques of molecular population genetics to the study of the human past. Th...
Timeline of human evolution
The timeline of human evolution outlines the major events in the development of the human species, and the evolution of humans' ancestors. It includes a brief explanation of some animals, species or g...