What Is Something Most People Don't Know About Africa?

There are so many things people do NOT KNOW ABOUT AFRICA; though, Africa has been around for thousands of years-from the days of ancient Egypt-where civilization spread into the world. Africa has come a long way, witnessed and survived all yesterday's powers-Assyria, Babylon (modern-day Iraq); Persia later Media and Persia (modern-day Iran); Greece, Rome, and more recently, European seven colonial brothers-British, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and Belgian.

Africa has been in the news and world history for ages; unfortunately, only a little is known about Africa by peoples who are not Africans.

Because of what Euro-American media continue to push into global markets for immediate and international audience to know, which IS NOT DIFFERENT from what European scholars from pre-colonial days through many eras of occupation and annexation of Africa informed their home audience.

Unfortunately, we have lived with what might have been half-truths; or stories far from the truth for centuries.

Work like this, mostly from Africans will however, correct some of the past misrepresentations and present Africa exactly as it is with all supporting evidence and available facts, previous histories and news failed to take into consideration.

Here are some Things People do not Know about Africa.

The Twenty Things People Do Not Know About Africa:

First, Africa is A CONTINENT NOT A COUNTRY. Africa has fifty-two independent countries, hundreds of islands on Atlantic and Indian Oceans, also around Mediterranean Sea in the north. Besides, it has eight territories, these countries are located within the six geographical regions on Africa continent. North Africa-Morocco, Algeria Tunisia, Libya and Egypt; in West Africa are sixteen countries-Nigeria, Benin Republic, Togo, Ghana, Cote d' Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Western Sahara/Polisario, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad; Horn of Africa- are Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, North and Southern Sudan; in Central Africa-are-Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Rwanda and Burundi; in East Africa are-Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Malawi. In South Africa-are-Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, and South Africa.


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