Immersed in the pan-African struggle, Amilcar Cabral led Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde toward independence from the Portuguese colonial authorities, but was assassinated before he could achieve this goal.
Immersed in the pan-African struggle, Amilcar Cabral led Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde toward independence from the Portuguese colonial authorities, but was assassinated short of achieving this goal.
Three young researchers in Cameroon say Africans need to retake possession of their history — because owning your own history liberates your mind. DW's Henri Fotso met them in Yaounde.
From Ghana's pan-Africanist leader Kwame Nkrumah and Hausa legend Bayajida to Angola's Queen Njinga Mbande, DW digs into African history to shed light on influential Africans who left a legacy.
His Imperial Highness Emperor Haile Selassie represented a dynastic line which stretched back centuries. He was an absolute ruler and yet a modernizer who introduced the very reforms which eventually proved his downfall.
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