Africa is the continent on which the human species probably originated. It fostered some of the earliest known civilizations, and contains a vast array of cultures to this day.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
1answer
99 views

What became of the plan to partition Angola?

At the height of the war between UNITA rebels and the MPLA government of Angola there was - I recall - for a time a plan to fully partition Angola and create two countries. UNITA would have the ...
5
votes
0answers
81 views

Were does Tifinagh come from?

Because all of my knowledge of Tifinagh came from the Wikipedia article, I was quite puzzled to read this. For those of you that just don't bother checking, the author describes the different ...
-3
votes
0answers
24 views

What did the native Africans think of Karen Blixen?

I've recently been reading Karen Blixen (pseudonym Isak Denisen)'s memoir, Out of Africa, describing the Danish author's life on a Kenyan coffee plantation from 1913-1931. Some commentators have ...