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What are nomads? Definition and examples

By |2017-06-29T23:17:42+00:00June 29th, 2017|Government, History|

Khoisan painting at Springfontein, Zimbabwe Nomads are people who travel around from place to place without having one settled place where they live. Many are hunters and gatherers like the San. Often they are shepherds, goatherds, or cattle herders. Sometimes nomads do stay in one place all winter, and only travel in the [...]

African languages and literature

By |2018-04-21T12:09:37+00:00May 18th, 2017|Africa, History, Literature|

Funeral inscription for King Massinissa, at Dougga , dated 138 BC. (Now in the Bardo Museum in Tunis). The inscription's in two African languages: Punic (Phoenician) and Berber. Because Africa is such a big place, people who lived in different parts of Africa spoke different languages. There are hundreds of different African languages. In [...]