Africa is the home of the first "man", Lucy, who lived over 3 million years ago. Africans have been farming for more than 8,000 years. This category begins with the Mali, a civilization built on the banks of the Niger River (250 BC through 400 AD.) A major city of the time was Jenne-jeno. The Mali Civilization formed the background for three later major empires - Ghana, Mali, Songhai (9th-15th centuries.)
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Daily Life in Ancient and Medieval Africa
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Learning module about daily life in ancient Ghana, Mali, Songhay, Benin, Kush, with myths, proverbs and legends.
Mr Dowling - Ancient Africa
[ Kids/Teens ] Brief background information on the ancient civilizations and cities of ancient Africa including Nok, Ghana, Kush, and Timbuktu.
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