4,500 Year-Old Egyptian Boat Unearthed At Abusir Pyramids Site
A funeral boat dating to approximately 2,550 B.C. was unearthed in Egypt by archaeologists. At the Abusir pyramids site south of Cairo, a team found the 4,500-year-old remains of the wooden vessel, wh...
This Day In History-1905 World’s Largest Diamond Found
On January 25, 1905, at the Premier Mine in Pretoria, South Africa, a 3,106-carat diamond is discovered during a routine inspection by the mine’s superintendent. Weighing 1.33 pounds, and christened t...
Why Do Couples Exchange Rings With Vows? The Elusive Ancient Origins Of Wedding Rings
The image of a couple exchanging rings during a wedding ceremony is instantly recognizable, and is held as an ancient tradition. A ring on a certain finger indicates that the wearer is married, but ma...
Ben Carson: Archaeologists Are Wrong, The Pyramids Were Built To Store Grain
GOP frontrunner Ben Carson, in a 1998 commencement address, floated his own personal theory that the pyramids in Egypt were built by Joseph -- the biblical patriarch known for his coat of many colors ...
History of Egypt
the wonderful history of all the time. the history of Egypt is the longest continuous history, as a unified state, of any country in the world. Ancient Egypt...
History of Morocco
http://histoire-du-maroc.c.la L'homme est déjà présent, vers 800 000 av. J-C, sur le virage Atlantique, comme le témoignent les outils retrouvés à Casablanca...
4,500 Year-Old Egyptian Boat Unearthed At Abusir Pyramids Site
A funeral boat dating to approximately 2,550 B.C. was unearthed in Egypt by archaeologists. At the Abusir pyramids site south of Cairo, a team found the 4,500-year-old remains of the wooden vessel, wh...
This Day In History-1905 World’s Largest Diamond Found
On January 25, 1905, at the Premier Mine in Pretoria, South Africa, a 3,106-carat diamond is discovered during a routine inspection by the mine’s superintendent. Weighing 1.33 pounds, and christened t...
Sidi Mahmoud Ben Amar
Sidi Mahmoud Ben Amar (also known as Sidi Amar, Cadi Sidi Mahmoud, or Sidi Mahmoud) is a revered Muslim scholar who is one of the 333 Sufi saints said to be buried in Timbuktu. The tomb of Sidi Mahmou...
Doleib Hill
Doleib Hill was a mission station established by the American Inland Mission in southern Sudan, located approximately 10 miles (16 km) south of the city of Malakal, on the northern bank of the So...
1963 Togolese coup d'état
The 1963 Togolese coup d'état was a military coup that occurred in the country of Togo on 13 January 1963. The coup leaders (notably Emmanuel Bodjolle, Étienne Eyadéma and Kléber Dadjo) took over gove...
1963 Togolese coup d'état - Wikipedia
The Royal House of Jogo Siga Joof
The Royal House of Jogo Siga Joof (Serer : Mbin Jogo Siga Juuf, other variation : Keur Diogo Siga, etc.) was the second royal house founded by the Joof family during the Guelowar dynastic period ...
The Royal House of Jogo Siga Joof - Wikipedia
Pichinglis
Pichinglis, commonly referred to by its speakers as Pichi and formally known as Fernando Po Creole (Fernandino), is an Atlantic English-lexicon Creole language spoken on the island of Bioko, Equatoria...
Pichinglis - Wikipedia
Yeha
Yeha (Ge'ez ይሐ yiḥa, older ESA ḤW) is a town in northern Ethiopia, located in the Mehakelegnaw Zone of the Tigray Region. The Central Statistical Agency has not published an estimate for this village...
Yeha - Wikipedia
Malawian pound
The pound was the currency of Malaŵi until 1971. From 1932, Malaŵi (then Nyasaland) used the Southern Rhodesian pound. In 1955, a new currency was introduced, the Rhodesia and Nyasaland pound. This wa...
Elections in Swaziland
Swaziland elects a national legislature. The Parliament of Swaziland (or Libandla) has two chambers: the House of Assembly has 65 members, 55 members elected out of candidates nominated by traditional...
Émile Gentil
Émile Gentil (4 April 1866 – 30 March 1914) was a French colonial administrator, naval officer, and colonial military leader.Born at Volmunster in the department of Moselle, he later attended th...
Émile Gentil - Wikipedia