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  • Njo And Deepa's Love
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    Divided in four parts - "The Year of Our Loves and Friendships", "The Year of Her Passion", "The Years of Betrayal", and "Homecoming- The In-Between World of Vikram Lall is a bold attempt at telling the epic of Asian people in Africa. It is a novel concerning themes of love, passion, commitment and more importantly, identity. The narrator, Vikram Lall, is a Kenyan born Indian who grows up in an era where rebellion, confusion, and disruption were all prevalent. In this journal, you will learn abo...
  • Southern Africa And Publications
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    Information on Black Libraries Namibia Resource Centre Southern Africa Library The Library The library's collection of books focuses primarily on southern Africa and publications originating from the region. Its holdings of publications printed in Namibia since the early 1950's are probably the most extensive outside Africa. The collection contains publications in European and African languages the social sciences and humanities. The rare-book collection of early accounts of European exploration...
  • Dark Places
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    Final Rewrite Marlow, the speaker of the story, states that them going to Africa is no different than in previous years the Romans entering England. He describes the struggles that the Romans had to go through like the savage inhabitants, diseases, weather, and even to some it meant death. He says that the Romans were conquerors and their only goal was to rob other countries by brute strength, while the British were colonizers who tried to make changes for the better wherever they went. The mono...
  • Blacks Of Africa
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    A Critique By Stewart M. WhobreyAbstract A Biography of the Continent Africa, written by John Reader is an extensive chronological and topical study of Africa. Support reveals the earliest corroboration of the existence of human antecedents was discovered in east Africa at locations scattered north and south of the equator. The discovery shows fossilized bones, stone tools, and the most significant of all, a trail of footprints in the preserved mud pan surface. The trail shows they walked across...
  • Livingstone's Relations With The Other Missionaries
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    DAVID LIVINGSTONE David Livingstone was one of the most revered and respected African explorers of his time. He spent almost 30 years exploring a region little known to the outside world. He often put ambition before family and his own personal health in his quest to open the interior of Africa to Civilization, Christianity, and Commerce. (Hallett 236) Through his daring explorations into the unknown, he discovered and documented many new landmarks inside the dark continent, and at times became ...
  • Economic Factors In The Regions West Africa
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    The West Africa Regional War For observers of the West Africa regional war, the recent calm in the war-torn Mano River Union (MRU) states Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea has given rise to optimism. Guarded, as this optimism might be, the decrease in violence in West Africa during the second half of 2001 is an important development given the scope and intensity of fighting that gripped these states earlier in the year. While observers agree that the current absence of widespread violent conflic...
  • Africa's Natural Resources
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    Africa in General And Madagascar Africa, until the middle to late nineteenth century was known as The Dark Continent. The reason for this reputation was that at the time no outsider was able to go in land of the big continent and see the diversity and the complexity of it... The first impression the European got was what they saw that the coastal areas of Africa and took this impression back to their countries and labeled the continent as being dark, not only because the encounter they had with ...
  • Influence Of The Berbers On North Africa
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    The modern-day region of Maghrib - the Arab "West" consisting of present-day Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia - is inhabited predominantly by Muslim Arabs, but it has a large Berber minority. North Africa served as a transit region for peoples moving toward Europe or the Middle East. Thus, the region's inhabitants have been influenced by populations from other areas. Out of this mix developed the Berber people, whose language and culture, although pushed from coastal areas by conquering and colonizi...
  • Past Thoughts On Africa
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    As I stepped onto the platform and walked down the terminal, my imagination began to stir. Images of wild beasts roaming the land, and savage men armed with spears filled my mind. I had landed in Africa, land of the untamed; or so I thought. For weeks people had been filling my mind with vivid descriptions of a country they had never seen, and I swallowed it all up. Walking toward the exit, I imagined seeing a luscious forest ahead of me, filled with exotic animals, and wild beasts. To my surpri...
  • Africa Into Europe
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    Evolution In Africa Humans, as we consider ourselves, evolved in Africa. Not entirely, but from early primates to our present state. Many people dispute this fact, despite astounding evidence supporting the theory, for various reasons. Showing all the genetic, paleological, and geological proof, I find it very hard indeed to contradict the evidence. True, humans didn't evolve entirely in Africa. As a matter of fact the first known ancestors of humans where found in North America, in the Utah Val...
  • Corrupt Portuguese From His Kingdom
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    World History African Question #211 September 2000 Africa's Resistance to the Portuguese The African history has been affected tremendously due to the influence of some European countries. Portugal, who probably had the greatest impact on the continent, was not shy in invading what they thought to be profitable circumstances. One of these areas that they profited from was the kingdom of Kongo. Kongo was a major Bantu-speaking kingdom astride the Congo River in west-central Africa, probably found...
  • 1502 Vasco Da Gama
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    Vasco da Gama was born in Portugal in 1469. Vasco de Gama is famous for his achievement of the first all water trade way between Europe and India. On July 8, 1497 he and his crew planned and equipped four ships. Da Gama set out from Lisbon, Portugal, rounded the Cape of Good Hope, and sailed north. Da Gama made various stops along the coast of Africa and from Malinda, he was accompanied the rest of the way to India by Indian Muslim's famous pilot. Vasco da Gama arrived in Calicut, India on May 2...
  • 25 Percent Of Somalia's Total Land
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    Somalia is a nation in eastern Africa. It is situated on the coast of the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden, along the projection land known as the Horn of Africa. The region was famed in ancient times for its frankincense and myrrh, fragrant substances derived from trees. Modern Somalia came into being in 1960, with the union of the former colonies of British and Italian Somaliland. THE PEOPLE. The Somalis are thought to be descended from African and Arab peoples. Almost all speak the Somali la...
  • Products Of Their Climates And Tropical Soils
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    Tropical Africa: Food Production and the Inquiry Model Hunger is the result of disasters such as drought, floods, the changing of the jet stream patterns and other natural disasters. They are beyond our control. It has been estimated that one third of the land in Tropical Africa is potentially cultivable, though only about 6% of it is currently cultivated. However, to change farming from a low-input low-yield pattern to a high-input, high-yield pattern necessitates the use of more fertilizer and...
  • Contributions Africa
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    African's past can be dated back to millions and millions of years. People from every continent is a descendant of the African origin. This essay will explain African's isolation to the rest of the world and some of the famous contributions and some of Africa's contributions to our world. Researchers have found that African people were the home of the first human beings. They have found fossils and archaeological findings that support thus evidence and by genetic research. These findings date ba...
  • Green Of The Jungle
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    The siege of Tobruk and the Kokoda trail events in some places are very different firstly Tobruk was in north Africa (Libya) The German high command wanted to control the Suez Canal to stop Britain receiving supplies so they sent General Erwin Rommel and his Afrika corps to do this. They met allied resistance at Tobruk the defenders were 15000 Australians, polish, Indian and British forces defended Tobruk then From 11th April to 10th of December 1941 until British reinforcement forces the German...
  • Text The Banquet Of Ashurnasirpal II
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    The Banquet of Ashurnasirpal II The Banquet of Ashurnasirpal II is an account from the emperor Ashurnasirpal (883-859 BCE.) displaying his royal power. The feast was held to commemorate the inauguration of his new palace in the capital city of Cala h. This Assyrian empire was short and combined many cultures into a unique culture. The text The Banquet of Ashurnasirpal II reveals aspects of geography. It reveals aspects of geography because the king of Assyria "Ashurnasirpal has personally conque...
  • Most Common Stereotypes About Africa
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    Africa is the world's second-largest continent, the biggest after Asia. It is more than three times the size of the U. States. It also contains more independent nations than any other continent on Earth-55 in all. Africa is centrally located on the Earth's surface. It straddles the Equator, extending for thousands of miles north and sough of that line. The continent stands between two major oceans. To the west is the Atlantic Ocean and to the east lies the Indian Ocean. The Mediterranean Sea in ...
  • Irony Of The Debt's Situation In Africa
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    Africa's Human And Environmental Problems Essay, ResearchAfrica's Human And Environmental Problems How are Africa's problems of poverty, hunger, debt and environmental deterioration inter-related? Poverty, hunger, Third World debt and environmental deterioration are four factors that are regarded by the international community as being intrinsically linked with Africa, more specifically sub-Saharan Africa 1. For years, the world community were either ignorant to or unaware of the plight of the A...

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