Learn & Read About Africa

channel-africaChannel Africa: Its vision is “to be the Voice of the African Renaissance,” and its mission is “to produce and broadcast innovative and dynamic programming that informs, educates, entertains, and empowers African citizens.”

thestoryofafricaBBC Presents The Story of Africa – African History from The Dawn of Time: “The Story of Africa” tells the history of the continent from an African perspective. Africa’s top historians take a fresh look at the events and characters that have shaped the continent, from the origins of humankind to the end of South African apartheid.

black-studiesBlack History Studies – 100 things that you did not know about Africa: Discover fascinating, little-known facts about Africa. For example, did you know the human race is of African origin? The oldest known skeletal remains of anatomically modern humans (or homo sapiens sapiens, a subspecies of homo sapiens) were excavated at sites in East Africa. Human remains discovered in Omo, Ethiopia were 195,000 years old – the oldest known in the world.