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24 05, 2017

History of Tanzania – African History

By |2018-04-13T15:40:10-07:00May 24th, 2017|Africa, History|0 Comments

Kilwa By 1500 AD, people in Tanzania were doing pretty well. They did a lot of trading with India and the Arabian Peninsula from their biggest port at Kilwa, and other smaller ports. They bought silk and cotton cloth, steel knives, Indian and Chinese medicine, and spices like pepper and cinnamon. To get [...]

18 05, 2017

East African History

By |2019-05-23T05:05:46-07:00May 18th, 2017|Africa, History|0 Comments

East African history: Debre Dano Christian church (Ethiopia, 500s AD) East Africa trading on the Indian Ocean Because it is on the coast, East Africa had contacts with India and Egypt and West Asia. East Africans also traded with Indonesia and  China. Early African history Meroe and Aksum All our Egypt articles All our [...]