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Did You Know Africa Was Called Alkebulan? Checkout 10 Fascinating Things About Africa

Africans needs to be proud of their lineage, we shouldn't be told that there was a time, we fed the world and even up to this day we are known for providing the world wide with Agricultural products, below are some of the wonderful things about the African continent,

1. It will surprise you to know that, Africa used to be called Alkebulan, known as (mother of mankind).

2. Also it is known that for 15,000 years Africa ruled the world.

3. The wealthiest man in history, African King known as Mansa Musa.

4. Africa civilized mankind.

5. 43,000 years ago in 1964 Mining started in Africa, a hematite mine was discovered in Swaziland at Bomvu Ridge in the Ngwenya mountain range.

6. Africans were known to be the first to organise fishing expeditions in 90,000 years ago at Katanga, Congo.

7. 7,000 years ago, africans carved the world’s first colossal sculpture.

8. The ancient Egyptians had Afro combs.

9. African Kings once ruled India.

10. It is known that Africa is a home to World’s oldest University.

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