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The Lost Libraries of Timbuktu
legendary Timbuktu and its long hidden legacy of hundreds of thousands of ancient manuscripts. With its university founded around the same time as Oxford.Read More
The Image of Cleopatra
Cleopatra, the last Egyptian Pharaoh, renowned for her beauty Click on the article and interview below: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/also_in_the_news/7945333.stm remains of the queen’s sister Princess Arsinoe, found in Ephesus, Turkey. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Buried city and 17 pyramids revealed by satellite An infra-red satellite image reveals the pattern of streets and houses in the buried ancient city […]Read More
Africa’s Richest Woman Is Worth $3.2 Billion?
Nationality: Angolan Ethnicity: African father & Russian mother. Isabel dos Santos is an Angolan investor considered by Forbes to be the richest woman not only in Angola, but the whole of Africa. In 2013, according to research by Forbes, her net worth had reached more than three billion US dollars, making her Africa’s first billionaire woman. She is […]Read More
Beautiful brooches of African women during medieval times?
Black Africans in Renaissance Europe | European History After 1450 … -Circa 1500-1800 Africans also chose to visit Europe, travelling on religious or diplomatic missions. A contingent of Ethiopian pilgrims based themselves in Rome and a touching Flemish engraving depicts “St Philip Baptising the Ethiopian Counsellor”. Another engraving is a portrait of “Don Antonio Manuele […]Read More
Science explains curly hair?
We all have really different looking locks but what actually make our hair straight or curly? Hosted by: Michael Aranda If you like (or don’t like) your curly hair, you can thank (or blame), your genes, your shampoo, your climate and your hairdresser. –The Physics of Curly Hair—Because You Deserve to Know | TIME –Model […]Read More
Hair weaving, although not in the modern form that it exists in today. It has been around for centuries. The earliest form of hair extensions dates back all the way to 5000 B.C in Ancient Egypt. Back then, this form of hairstyle was a status symbol as well as a fashion icon, and was adopted […]Read More
Cosmetics from Ancient Times
Vanity is as old as civilization, and the ancient Egyptians were no exception. Both men and women were known to wear copious amounts of makeup, which they believed gave them the protection of the gods Horus and Ra. These cosmetics were made by grinding ores like malachite and galena into a substance called kohl. It was […]Read More
African nations will interconnect power grids by 2020
“Connections between Kenya and Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, Egypt and Sudan are at advanced stages of being commissioned,” he stated. –okmalume.africaafrica-to-interconnect-power-grids The continent currently generates approximately 120,000 MW of power with the South Africa and Egypt as the biggest producers. He added that the Democratic Republic of Congo’s(DRC) Inga Hydro electric […]Read More
Largest African Populations Estimated Over A Billion?
“The biggest change of our time?” he tweeted. “Africa’s increase from 1 to 4 billion people!” Four billion people before 2100, meaning that Africa will have a population on par with Asia. –Africa’s population explosion will change humanity – Business Insider The last 100 years have seen an incredible increase in the planet’s population. Some parts […]Read More
77-75,000 year old Beautiful African Accessories found in South Africa?
Personal ornaments, often in the form of beads worn as necklaces or bracelets, are considered by archaeologists as a key sign of sophisticated symbolic behavior, communicating either membership in a group or individual identity. The Women From Ziz Valley, Morocco, Africa –Vintage Photography In 2004 archaeologist excavated the Blombos Cave at the southern tip of […]Read More
Lips of Akhenaten
Geographic Location – Africa Akhenaten meaning “Effective for Aten” known before the fifth year of his reign as Amenhotep IV (sometimes given its Greek form, Amenophis IV, and meaning “Amun Is Satisfied”), was an Ancient Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty who ruled for 17 years and died perhaps in 1336 BC or 1334 BC. […]Read More
Africa’s Urban Cities & Population Growth
Africa’s urban population is the fastest growing globally. In less than 20 years from now every second person in Africa is likely to live in a town or a city (see graph). This will total about 926 million people, or 438 million more than today; the equivalent of adding the current combined populations of Nigeria, […]Read More
The Marriage of Theagenes & Charicleia Tapestry – Flanders/France (ca. 1620)
Aethiopian adventures: or, The history of Theagenes and Chariclea Ancient Aethiopia (Greek: Αἰθιοπία) first appears as a geographical term in classical documents in reference to the upper Nile region, as well as all certain areas south of the Sahara desert and south of the Atlantic Ocean. –medievalpoc.tumblr.com/post Illustration of the story of Theagenes and Charicleia […]Read More
Large Ancient Irrigation System Found In South Africa?
The Okavango delta in South Africa is surrounded by evidence of hundreds of miles of artificial irrigation. The parallel channels that you see are a mile or so apart. This suggests that there was once an extremely large population there utilizing advanced agricultural techniques. Watch video Download Google Earth Irrigation is the method in which […]Read More
Vikings in Morocco and Africans in early medieval Ireland & Britain?
This might explain why some Scandinavian genes are showing up in a few DNA test results of African descendants. –Sea expeditions of the Viking Age Three burials from early medieval Britain that have been identified as those of African women on the basis of an examination of their skeletal remains. One of the burials in […]Read More
African Shaolin Kung Fu Kids
These kids are orphans, raised and trained by Taiwanese (Taiwan) monks in Malawi country in Africa. Founded by Taiwan-born Dharma Master Hui Li (慧禮) The 55-year-old Taiwan man, who is also known as the “African monk” for his dedication to the continent, has made it his lifelong mission to raise funds to build care centers […]Read More
African apprentices learn KungFu at Shaolin Temple
20 African apprentices graduate from China’s Shaolin Temple … Practicing martial arts, conducting physical exercises, sitting in Zen meditation and learning Chinese calligraphy, 20 apprentices from Africa have started their three-month training program at Shaolin Temple since early July. The Shaolin Temple, built in the late 5th century and located in central China’s Henan Province, […]Read More
Why do Africans & African descendants pour liquor onto the floor in honor of the dead?
Cultural Similarities: Libation was part of ancient Egyptian society where it was a drink offering to honor and please the various divinities, sacred ancestors, humans present and not present, as well as the environment. It is suggested that libation originated somewhere in the upper Nile Valley and spread out to other regions of Africa and […]Read More
Model: Margarida Francisco
Nationality: Angolan Ethnicity: African She stands at 5’9 ft tall. Ms. Francisco was a National Finalist for ELITE MODEL LOOK ANGOLA 2011. Eve, is that you? This woman is gorgeous and we would like to see more of her. She is a Glamour model as well, if the opportunity is given. The colorful make-up looks great with her […]Read More
South African Singing Stones From A Vanished Civilization That’s Over 200,000+ Years Old?
Ringing rocks are rocks that have the property of resonating like a bell when struck. Mr. Tellinger demonstrates the acoustic properties of stone artifacts from the ruins in South Africa. Here are the videos on his alternative theory regarding the African stones resonating sound, vibrations and possibly free energy in our ancient past? In 2012 Tellinger founded the […]Read More
Ancient Rock Gongs aka African Singing Stones
“Twenty miles off the coast of Uganda in the unpredictable waters of Lake Victoria lies an island full of mystery. Unknown even to the local residents, it is an island of musical rocks. Numerous prehistoric stone gongs sit silently beneath the huge granite borders that characterize Lolui island.” Support TARA’s mission to preserve and share […]Read More
DNA test proves some East Africans are descendants of Chinese sailors shipwrecked on Kenya’s shores 600 years ago
Their ancestors were said to be from indigenous women who intermarried with Chinese Ming sailors when they were shipwrecked. The earliest contacts between Kenya and China. Six centuries later, the descendants of these Chinese sailors are visible in Lamu where China’s ancient Maritime Silk road terminates. In Siyu village, archaeologists have discovered artifacts like porcelain and […]Read More
Were There Africans In Europe During Medieval Times?
Breviary of Marie de Saint Pol The Breviary of Marie de Saint Pol is an illuminated prayer book, made in Paris c. 1330-1340. It was commissioned by Marie de Saint Pol, Countess of Pembroke (c. 1304-1377). Marie founded the Hall of Valence Mary in Cambridge in 1347, now better known as Pembroke College. cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-DD She […]Read More
African Descendants Around The World
“A picture is worth a thousand words” is an English idiom. It refers to the notion that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single still image or that an image of a subject conveys its meaning or essence more effectively than a description does. Pakistan In pictures: Pakistan’s indigenous African community news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia […]Read More
Model & Actress: Liya Kebede
Nationality: Ethiopian Place of birth: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Ms. Kebede stands at 5’10 Ft Tall. She speaks English & French. Ethiopian supermodel Liya Kebede became this first woman of color in Estee Lauder’s 57-year history to sign a contract with the cosmetics giant. She has a 3 million dollar a year for 3 years deal with […]Read More
The mummy of Sachiny found near Aswan
The mummy of a woman who lived during ancient Egypt’s Twelfth Dynasty has been discovered in the Tombs of the Nobles near Aswan. ASWAN, EGYPT—The mummy of an important woman named Sachiny from ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom has been discovered, according to a report in Egypt Independent. A team headed by archaeologist Alejandro Jimenez found the […]Read More
Amazing Art From Ancient Egyptian To Futuristic
Maybe for the next Movie, Television shows, Comic books, Video Games, Costumes, Photo-shoots, Commercials & Webinars of Egyptian, African, Ancient History (fictional or real) Art? I’m speechless by the talent that is out there. These are spectacular art works from incredible talented artist. There is no limit to their creativity. All the super talented artists with fantastic visuals […]Read More
Elite 18th Dynasty Family
A shrine on the banks of the Nile River in Egypt served as a memorial to an elite 18th Dynasty family that appears to have been originally from Nubia. archaeology.org/news (Courtesy © The Gebel el Silsila Survey Project) Read more and see other beautiful ancient art gebelelsilsilaepigraphicsurveyproject.blogspot.com/2015/12/six-nk-statues-and-intact-relief-scenes Remains of a Nubian temple in Sudan thought […]Read More
Robert Bauval’s findings on the Giza Pyramids & Sphinx
Bauval was born in Alexandria, Egypt, to parents of Belgian and Maltese origins. He attended the British Boys’ School in Alexandria (now El Nasr Boys’ School) and the Franciscan College in Buckinghamshire, England. He left Egypt in 1967 just before the Six-Days War during the presidency of Gamal Abdel Nasser. He has spent most of […]Read More
Model: Dalianah Arekion
Nationality: (Santander, Cantabria, Spain) Spanish Ethnicity: European & Maurican, African. She’s 5’10 with blue/green eyes. Dalianah’s sun-kissed beauty is a genetic blessing from a Spanish Mother and a Mauritian Father. She speaks French, Spanish and English. Quote: African girl around the world. On the advice of a friend, Dalianah visited Traffic Models in Barcelona, and in […]Read More