Nationality: French Ethnicity: African Place of birth: Rubavu, Gisenyi, Rwanda but she grew up in France. She was discovered in Manchester, England where she studied English Literature in college. Standing at 5’10 1/2 ft tall, Ms. Giramata speaks 6 languages: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English & her native African language. She has plans to learn more as […]Read More
Posts tagged Rwanda
Ancient African Mathematics: The Ishango Bone 26,000+ years old?
Found in Sub-Sahara Africa? Older than the ancient Egyptians? “Today, however, the more than 20,000 years old Ishango bone is considered to be the first evidence of a calculator in the world, although in the Lebombo mountains of Zwaziland a similar find has been dated to 35,000 years ago. Named after the place where it was […]Read More
Queen Dowager Rosalie Gicanda
Queen Gicanda was the wife of Rwandan Mwami (King in the Kinyarwanda language) Mutara III of Rwanda. After her husband died in mysterious circumstances in 1959, the Rwandan monarchy lasted only two more years, under the leadership of Mwami Kigeli V of Rwanda and then coming to an end in 1961. This Queen looks similar to Princess Emma Bakayishonga. […]Read More