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This Man Killed a Lion in East Africa, sustaining wounds after fighting the Lion for 90 minutes bare hands while protecting his household.
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Ethiopia 🇪🇹 1896. Ethiopians trained Lions to capture the soldiers of the enemy and fought side by side with Cheetahs, bees, and lions. Ethiopian soldiers with their fighting l.ions. The Ethiopians went to war with dangerous animals and insects such as bees, wasps, lions
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or cheetahs trained to capture the soldiers of the enemy camp, which enabled them to win all the wars of colonization against them and to be the only country in Africa to have never been colonized. At the battle of Adwa Ethiopian warriors skilled in sword fighting called
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Shotel destroyed the invading Italian soldiers in hand to hand combat. The Battle of Adwa was the climactic battle of the First Italo-Ethiopian War. The Ethiopian forces defeated the Italian invading force on Sunday 1 March 1896, near the town of Adwa.
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The decisive victory thwarted the campaign of the Kingdom of Italy to expand its colonial empire in the Horn of Africa. The Ethiopians surrounded the Italians for two weeks and, upon Empress Tayitu's advice, cut off the fort's water supply.
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The Italian commander agreed to surrender if they would be allowed to leave with their firearms. Menelik agreed that they could leave the garrison unharmed. Follow .@Africa_Archives
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In 2016 a teenager from Namibia 🇳🇦 invented a 'Simless' and 'Airtime free' phone. Simon Petrus created a phone that works with radio frequencies, no sim card or airtime required. Calls can be made to anyone, anywhere, without interruptions.
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The mobile device took the whiz kid two years to complete, and it has not been plain sailing for the young inventor, who faced financial difficulties. The project was funded by Petrus’ unemployed parents, who had to sacrifice over N$2 000 (U.S$ 146) to ensure that his
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project would be completed successfully. The invention, which is made up of a radio system, is attached to a box and makes voice calls, while also doubling up as a TV, allowing the user to watch one TV channel. Petrus’ invention is not a fly-by-night success story.
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In 2015 the learner won a gold medal at the NamPower national schools’ competition, after he reportedly invented a machine that serves as a seed drier and cooler.
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The African women do not need Artificial hair to be beautiful. They are beautiful naturally😍🖤
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The only reason why the Pyramids still exist in Africa today is because they were too heavy for Europeans to loot and put in their museums 😂
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The ancient Egyptians did not built their great monuments randomly, but rather those great installation were subject to very accurate engineering and mathematical studies until they appeared to us with such magnificence that astonished everyone who saw them in different times.
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Based on ancient texts and evidence found today the great pyramid of Giza were glass like and shiny which corresponds with the term the Kemites called it "Ikhet" translating to "Glorious Light". The speed of light (29,979,245 m/s) is the exact same as the location coordinates ...
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of the pyramids (29.979245°N) and is directly aligned with Orion's Belt. The gold tip at the top was also more than likely used as an electrical conductor. Follow .@Africa_Archives
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Moorish architecture have been modified and maintained for over six hundred years since the African Moors were sacked out of what became Spain on February 2nd, 1492 CE, as they lost their last stronghold; Granada.
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Belgium🇧🇪, Belgians, they used to cut off your hand or your child’s hand if you didn't fill your quota for the day in Democratic Republic of the Congo. They sell “chocolate hand” candies today. If you don't think that’s absolutely DIABOLICAL then i don't know what to tell you.
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They’re only known for their lil fries and waffles and not the fact that they nearly exterminated the Congolese population long before the Holocaust even occurred.
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A Kenyan 🇰🇪 lady is recycling plastic into beautiful bricks. Nzambi Matee, a 29 year old Materials Engineer has created lightweight and low cost bricks made of recycled plastic with sand a stronger material than concrete.
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Samuel L. Jackson traced his ancestral roots to the Benga tribe of Gabon. He visited Gabon and has been given a Gabonese Passport and has also been granted Gabonese citizenship.
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Nelson Mandela was listed as a terrorist in the US, he was considered a terrorist by European countries until 2008, yet he never killed anyone.
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