The Western Portion of the Rift Valley is Actually as old as th Eastrn Portion.

Monday, 30 April 2012


 Researcher have always believed that the origin of humanity, in the Great Rift Valley region of Africa, the Eastern part that surges through Northern Kenya to kiss its counterpart in the Western is  actually older than the later. 

However, this conflict was later resolved by Natural Geoscience who found out that the two arms are actually as old as each other. This was according to a statement on Michigan state University which reads as follows:

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Biography: Chief Albert Luthuli (1898 – 21 July 1967).

Friday, 4 November 2011


"I have joined my people in the new spirit that moves them today, the spirit that revolts openly and broadly against injustice."
Early life.
Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli was born in around the year 1898 to a Seventh day Adventist missionary, in Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia, (present Zimbabwe). He attended a missionary school in his ancestral town of Groutville, Natal. Luthuli also trained as a teacher at Edendale, near Pietermaritzburg. He also attended Adam’s College where was part of the staff until 1935.

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Eight great lessons to learn from Col. Gaddafi.

Monday, 31 October 2011



It is now a week and some few days since Col. Muammar Gaddafi the late Gaddafi left this great world to go and have a taste of the other world that so unfamiliar to many of us, a strong states man with a unique character and personality is what Gaddafi presented to the world.

That said, the political and fracas surrounding his death is not of concern to us now. We have a lot to learn from Gaddafi’s life

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This Week In History: Boer war begins in South Africa, Obote dies, Ingabire is arrested,

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

This week, 11th - 17th October is memorable in Africa. Struggles for power, deaths of nationalists, some arrests among many other events as we will see.

Without wasting time, lets take a look at the memorable events in Africa  here on The African Social History Blog.

Boer war begins in South Africa.
On this day in 1899, the Boers also called Afrikaners, of Dutch descent went to war with the British. This was after they had captured the Dutch cape colony in 1806 amid the Napoleonic

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The Tales of The ancient Kingdom of Kanem

Friday, 7 October 2011


Kanem was situated northeast of Lake Chad. The early origins of the kingdom are believed to date as far as the seventh-century AD with the settlement of the Zaghawa people. The Sefawa dynasty replaced the Zaghawa in the early eleventh-century.
        Njimi was thought to be the capital of Kanem, with a centralized form of governance. However, no one seems to know exactly where Njimi was located.
Abu ‘l-Fida, a thirteenth-century politician and scholar from Syria quoted Ibn Said’s

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