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by muze
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Great Zimbabwe
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The Great Zimbabwe

This essay is a summary of an April 2004 presentation delivered by Prof. Manu Ampim in Toronto, Canada, sponsored by the G.O.D. Collective MEANING: The name “Zimbabwe” is variously translated from the Shona language to mean “sacred house,” “venerated houses,” “houses of stone,” “ritual seat of the k...
by muze
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Legendary Dahomey Amazons on Black Panther
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Views: 8

Legendary Dahomey Amazons on Black Panther

In Black Panther, the Dora Milaje are the personal bodyguards to the King of Wakanda: T’Challa, otherwise known as Black Panther himself. They are fierce warriors, and unlike most armies, are comprised entirely of women. They are also entrusted as the gatekeepers of their country, which has famously...
by muze
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: The African Jewels
Topic: Nigerian Man Builds Working Helicopter
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Views: 12

Nigerian Man Builds Working Helicopter

A 24-year-old undergraduate from Nigeria is building helicopters out of old car and bike parts. Mubarak Muhammed Abdullahi, a physics student, spent eight months building the yellow model seen here, using the money he makes from repairing cellphones and computers. While some of the parts have been s...
by muze
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: The African Jewels
Topic: Rwandan Invent a way to Make WhatsApp Calls Sans Internet
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Views: 11

Rwandan Invent a way to Make WhatsApp Calls Sans Internet

For many people who have been complaining about the high cost of internet connection when it comes to making WhatsApp calls, they can now heave a sigh of relief as a 26-year-old Rwandan student has made a remarkable discovery that will turn things around. Deodate Mugenzi, who is pursuing Information...
by muze
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: The African Jewels
Topic: Self-Taught Engineer From Sierra Leone, Wows MIT Experts
Replies: 0
Views: 13

Self-Taught Engineer From Sierra Leone, Wows MIT Experts

At the age of 13, a boy living in Sierra Leone created batteries and generators using materials he picked up around the house or from trash bins. Now, he’s wowing experts in the U.S.,Kelvin Doe became the youngest person in history to be invited to the “Visiting Practitioner’s Program” at MIT, accor...
by muze
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Battle of Adwa
Replies: 0
Views: 8

The Battle of Adwa

The Kingdom of Italy seeking to expand its presence in Africa went after the countries in the regions of the horn of Africa. Emperor Menelik found that Italians were trying to colonize Ethiopia by letting him and other Kings sign allegedly fake treaties. The most notable of these treaties is the Tre...
by muze
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Amharic
Topic: Amharic Basic Phrases
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Amharic Basic Phrases

English ---- Amharic Welcome ---- እንኳን ደህና መጣህ። ---- ənkwan dähna mäṭṭah (male) Welcome ---- እንኳን ደህና መጣሽ። ---- ənkwan dähna mäṭṭaš (female) Hello ---- ሰላም። (sälam) How are you? ---- እንደምን አለህ፧ (əndämən alläh?) >m How are you? ---- እንደምን አለሽ፧ (əndämən alläš?) >f How are you? ---- እንደምን አላችሁ፧ (əndäm...
by muze
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ishango and Lebombo Bones
Replies: 0
Views: 7

Ishango and Lebombo Bones

The Ishango Bone, call it the tally stick, but we like to call it the Cradle of Ancient Mathematics! Why so? Because it is the earliest evidence of a calculator on Earth. Obviously not the electronic calculator you use these days, we are talking about a more than 20,000 years ago(so far predictions ...
by muze
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Lingala
Topic: Learn the Basics of Lingala
Replies: 0
Views: 10

Learn the Basics of Lingala

In this post, we will go through the most basics of the Lingala language. Lingala is a part of Bantu language family and is spoken mostly in Congo-Kinshasa, Congo-Brazzaville, Angola, and the Central African Republic. Part 1: Greetings Hello - Mbote. Hello, friend - Mbote na yo, moninga. How is it g...
by muze
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Kiswahili Language
Topic: Introduction to Swahili Language
Replies: 0
Views: 9

Introduction to Swahili Language

Swahili is very easy to learn, because like Chinese Pinyin, words are read as they are written and it does not use tones. Swahili uses 24 alphabets as in English language, except Q and X. Greetings Greeting ---- Hujambo? Answer ---- Sijambo Usually this is used by older people to greet people who ar...