By Daniel Don Nanjira
African statehood predates that of Europe, in addition to the remainder of Western civilization, and but by way of enforcing Western values on Africa and its peoples, eu colonialism destroyed Africa's paradigm of statehood besides its price structures that have been very best for this majestic continent. This two-volume ebook offers a accomplished survey of the problems and occasions that experience formed Africa from remotest antiquity to the current, and serves because the beginning of Africa's diplomacy, international relations, and international policy.The first quantity of African overseas coverage and international relations from Antiquity to the twenty first Century discusses the determinants of Africa's international relations from antiquity to the 18th century; the second one quantity addresses the additional advancements of its overseas coverage from the nineteenth to the twenty first century.
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This desert marked the beginning of a new era in Africa because it divided the continent into North and SubSaharan Africa and, literally, ended the nomadic, traditional lifestyle of the Africans. These nomads were forced to start a new life in permanent settlements that necessitated the origins and development of civilization that fostered the growth of great cultural lifestyles and kingdoms that flourished for many centuries thereafter. The Sahara covers one-third of Africa, with approximately 3,500,000 square miles (9,065,000 square kilometers).
The land settlements were first forced on the migrant peoples, as migrations from the Saharan savanna went to the north or south of the desert. It was not just the Sahara, but the Kalahari Desert as well. Settlements grew along the Nile banks and in the Nile Valley because this was a very fertile agricultural land for human habitation where permanent settlements were able to provide agricultural, cultural, economic, and political benefits to the people. Africa’s early civilizations and kingdoms that had been homes for gatherers and hunters from remotest times when Africans developed survival skills and instincts, and invented tools from stone, metal, and other abundant natural resources, were of the kinship type.
Central Africa contains seven countries: Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon. Demography The population of Africa, according to a December 2008 estimate, was 952,777,000. 1 billion. NOTES 1. Gaius Plinius Secundus and Gabriel Brotier, Naturalis Historiae (Parisiis Barbou, 1779). 2. See Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia or World Factbook, 2010. 3. Genesis 1:26–28, Holy Bible, New International Version (Colorado Springs, CO: Biblica, 1984).