One of Africa’s best kept secrets – its history


Seven wonders of the world have remained the research center for everything. Among them is the great Egyptian Pyramid of Giza, located in Cairo city. But it’s not the only pyramid, along the Nile there exist thousands of pyramids that symbolize their past history.


The Kush kingdom was very powerful. The extensions go beyond the Middle East Arabs. The kingdom varnished in the 8th century BC. But this was after it had taken over Egypt and ruled the nation for many years. The Kingdom had unique cultures which, up to recent, earns Egypt a lot of foreign exchange.


There are even 300 pyramids that have never received any renovation since they were built 300o years ago. UNESCO declared a single pyramid in Sudan, Jabel Barkal, as a world-class heritage site. The northern Sudan region has several pyramids. Between them there exist temples, tombs, and burial chambers which are painted with old writings. The old artist was very generous when it comes to drawing their crafts.


When you walk into libraries, you will get the General history of Africa with all the documentaries. UNESCO has kept some of tehm a secret and only a few people get to read them. Appreciation goes to all the African scholars who donated their time to capture such historical moments.


Most African countries, after independence, wanted the freedom to take up their history. That’s where the documentation of exceptional staff took place. Others were great stories from our forefathers.


UNESCO recruited 350 experts to put together all the pieces of old documentaries. They wanted to come up with the real history of African mankind. The candidates were picked from different disciplines in various places, mainly from Africa. They combined prehistory with modern-day moments. By 1990, the volume was over.


The material was then used to write about the evolution of humankind. That’s where the origin of evolution came from. That brought some matters concerning religious beliefs. Some African countries were not happy about the matter.


One of the Paleontologists who sampled volume I from Kenya, Richard Leakey, still believes people originated from Africa. Stories such as the Queen’s ruling over the Kush kingdom are being overlooked by western Asians. Furthermore, Kingdoms like Aksum are still ranked among the world-class civilized people in the ancient world.


During its time, the Aksum community was the rulers of the Red Sea. They used to live in northern Africa, nowadays invaded by Ethiopian and Eritrea. Aksumite embraced Christianity first, before any other community in Africa. Within the same year, they made it the kingdoms’ official religion.


It’s very hard for African teachers to tell such historic stories in the best way. Because they did not inquire from their grandparents but absorbed the knowledge researched by the Western people. We have highly learned Africans who cannot depict their origin. They are complete products of English rulers. When you try to read the history from the books, you won’t understand some matters. The western scholars might have missed or confused some matters.


Africa in some western countries is seen as a continent of poverty. Other nations come to excavate their natural resources because they have the required tools. They then sell a finished, manufactured, and expensive product.


UNESCO history is currently taught in some schools, which is a good thing. People have to understand and master their origin.



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