Rediscovering 'Forgotten' Histories

From Emergent Africa Sun Dec 9 2012, 06:01:00

Over at Global Voices:

Interior View of Muzibu Azaala Mpanga, Uganda

The colonial period in Africa has often been singled out, rightly or wrongly, regarding the numerous troubles affecting the continent. The debate on the real impact of colonization on the development of African countries and their intermittent problems is rarely consensual. However, there is one aspect of this period that has caused less controversy: the ignorance of pre-colonial African history.

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