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THE TOPOSSA PEOPLE – HISTORY AND CULTURE

THE TOPOSA PEOPLE The Toposa are an ethnic group in South Sudan, living in the Greater Kapoeta region of the erstwhile Eastern Equitorial state. They have traditionally lived by herding cattle, sheep and goats, and in the past were involved in the ivory trade. They have a tradition of constant low-level warfare, usually cattle raids, …

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THE EFFECTS OF NEOCOLONIALISM

WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF NEOCOLONIALISM Here are some of the effects of neocolonialism; Saying that Africa is currently in an economic crisis is probably a great understatement. Basic infrastructure in most African countries is dilapidated, economic growth is minimal, access to the basics like food, health and education is sparse and expensive, arid areas …

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THE MONGO COMMUNITY OF CONGO

THE MONGO COMMUNITY Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram An ethnic group known as the Mongo inhabits the equatorial jungle of Central Africa. They are the second-largest ethnic group in the DRC and have a significant regional influence in the north. Comprised of a variety of sub-ethnic groups, they are primarily found in an area south of …

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THE BEMBA OF ZAMBIA

THE BEMBA OF ZAMBIA Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram Bemba, also called Babemba, or Awemba, Bantu-speaking people inhabiting the northeastern plateau of Zambia and neighbouring areas of Congo (Kinshasa) and Zimbabwe. The Bantu language of the Bemba has become the lingua franca of Zambia.The people practice shifting cultivation, pollarding the forest trees and planting the staple, …

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THE IMPORTANCE OF CULTURAL HERITAGE

Facebook Twitter THE IMPORTANCE OF CULTURAL HERITAGE A community’s cultural history is a way of life that it has inherited from previous generations and passes down to the next. It refers to cultural landmarks, monuments, folklore, traditional activities, practices, languages, customs, artistic manifestations, ideals, and other aspects of culture that are deemed important to be …

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THE KIKUYU OF KENYA

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram THE KIKUYU OF KENYA HISTORY AND CULTURE The Agikuyu community of Kenya are a central Bantu community. They share common ancestry with Embu, Kamba, Tharaka and Meru. Traditionally they inhabited the areas around Mount Kenya inclusive of counties such; as Muranga, Nyeri, Nyandarua, Kirinyaga and Nakuru. They are among the communities …

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