Namibia gained independence from South Africa on 21 March 1990 making today the 33rd year of Namibia’s existence as an independent state.
Mauritius was successively colonised by the Netherlands, France and Great Britain, and only became independent on 12 March 1968.
Book Review: In My Right Place, the Life and Times of Joseph Clouston, Gold Coast Merchant and Harray Laird
“The fortunes of these real people twinkle through the centuries to us in a remarkable historical feat of research and story-telling”
NEW BOOK In My Right Place: The Life and Times of Joseph Clouston, Gold Coast Merchant and Harray Laird
It tells the story of how 19-year-old Joseph went out to West Africa to assist an established merchant, returned home 11 years later a rich man and what he did next.
On 6th March 1957 Ghana became an independent country.
Mystery of 17thC African Slave Buried in a Prehistoric Site
An African man who lived 350 years ago was buried in a prehistoric shell midden in Amoreira in Portugal.
Cultural Connections Traced Through Beads
The world’s oldest fully manufactured ornaments are ostrich eggshell beads.
Opportunities for anatomically modern humans to have left Africa
Key ages of early H. sapiens, Neanderthals and Denisovans (image credit: Delson, 2019; Fig. 1)
How El Niño (Pacific Ocean) affected the ecology of Lake Victoria, East Africa
Lake Victoria is the source of the Nile and is the largest tropical lake in the world.
Nok Pottery Fragments Reveal Ancient Honey Collecting
“the discovery of the chemical components of beeswax in the pottery of the Nok people provides a unique window on this relationship, when all other sources of evidence are lacking.”” Prof Richard Evershed