Category: POLITICAL HISTORY

SERAHULI

The Serahuli people, also known as Soninke or Sarakole, are an ethnic group that primarily inhabits parts of West Africa, including Senegal, Gambia, Mali, and Mauritania. According to oral tradition, the Serahuli people trace...

KRIO

Origin Krio, also known as Aku, is a creole language spoken in Sierra Leone. It developed as a lingua franca among the descendants of freed African slaves, known as the “Krios,” who were resettled...

JOLA

The Jola people are an ethnic group mainly found in the West African countries of Senegal, Gambia, and Guinea-Bissau. They are also known as the Diola, Dyola, or Joola. The exact origin of the...

FULA

Origin Fula, also known as Fulani or Peul, is an ethnic group that is widely distributed across West Africa, particularly in Senegal, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, and Cameroon. The origin of the Fula people is...

MANDINKA

Origin of Mandinka Mandinka, also known as Manding or Mandingo, is an ethnic group from West Africa, primarily located in Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea-Bissau. The...

THE MFECANE

The Mfecane, also known as the Difaqane or Lifaqane, was a period of widespread disruption and conflict that occurred in Southern Africa in the early to mid-19th century. The term “Mfecane” is derived from...

THE GREAT TREK

The frontier wars The Frontier Wars were a series of conflicts that took place in Australia between Indigenous Australians and European settlers and their descendants from the late 18th century to the early 20th...

WOLOF

Origin of Wolof people  The Wolof people are an ethnic group that primarily inhabits Senegal, The Gambia, and Mauritania in West Africa. The Wolof language, also known as “Wollof,” is a Niger-Congo language spoken...

THE EFIK

THE EFIK

The Efik are located in the Eastern Niger Delta within the Cross River area. According to tradition, they were believed to have migrated southwards from a location north of the River Cross in the...

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