Latest News for: African civilisation


‘Age of Empires III’ African expansion is coming next month

NME 21 Jul 2021
Classic Microsoft real-time strategy game Age of Empires III is getting an African-themed expansion next month ... The African Royals will introduce two new civilizations – the Ethiopians and the Hausa. Additionally, the new expansion will add some new historic battles, 15 new African maps and a range of new AI allies.

Transform into a Premier League footballer and score goals in ‘PUBG’

NME 21 Jul 2021
PUBG Corp has introduced a new limited-time mode where players will compete to score goals instead of kills. READ MORE. ‘Last Stop’ review. a bingeable anthology drama balancing supernatural high concepts with the banality of British telly ... Age Of Empires III is getting an African themed DLC next month, which adds two new civilisations to the RTS. .

When did humans start experimenting with alcohol and drugs?

Phys Dot Org 19 Jul 2021
African hunter-gathers—Bushmen, Pygmies and the Hadzabe people—likely live their lives in ways similar to ancestral human cultures ... While in America psychedelics appear to have been particularly important, Eurasian and African civilisations seem to have preferred alcohol ... Civilisation and intoxication.

Black artists take Britain’s pulse – and pose as Grace Jones: Untitled at Kettle’s Yard review

The Observer 14 Jul 2021
Ten British African diaspora artists come together in a profound display of contemporary artworks ... He uses imagery taken from African and Mesopotamian civilisations, and mixes them with meditations on contemporary youth culture in the UK such as drill music and the politics around knife crime.

Race, evolution and the science of human originsThe global scientific community overwhelmingly accepts that all ...

Deccan Herald 05 Jul 2021
What you won’t find in even the biggest collections of books is the story of the dark-skinned early people who launched human civilisation. The global scientific community overwhelmingly accepts that all living humans are of African descent. Most scientific articles about our African origins focus on genetics.

On this day in 323 BC: The Death of Alexander the Great

Greek City Times 10 Jun 2021
After almost a decade of conquest, Megas Alexandros of Macedon reigned over much of the Eastern hemisphere and his death, is argued to have done more than anything else to create the dividing lines between European, African and Asian civilisation, as is known today ... Macedonia is just too small for you.” ... his men wanted to go home ... *More on GCT ... .

ADEKEYE ADEBAJO: Emmanuel Macron sticks to own agenda on Africa safari

Business Day 06 Jun 2021
Macron’s notorious and prejudiced 2017 description of Africa’s challenges as “civilisational”, and his derogatory statement that African women ...

In praise of African art: How Shona sculpting emerged

Mail Guardian South Africa 04 Jun 2021
Once we were told that Zimbabwe was too ‘civilised’ to have been built by Africans; now when the scholars have proved that it was built by Africans, we are told that it is only a ruin anyway!” ... for a hierarchy built on the idea that Europeans were the only source of civilisation.

Germany to pay Namibia €1.1bn over Herero-Nama genocide

Business Day 02 Jun 2021
Namibian President Hage Geingob welcomed the “historic” move, but Herero paramount chief Vekuii Rukoro dismissed a deal agreed by the two governments as “an insult” because it did not include payment of reparations ... “No self-respecting African will accept such an insult in this day and age from a so-called civilised European nation.” ... Reuters  .

Continent marks Africa Day with call to recover ‘falsified’ history

Capital Ethiopia 31 May 2021
Africans on Tuesday marked their special day with calls to rediscover the continent’s true history and show more commitment to its shared vision for prosperity ... Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo said Africans should find “our own unique contribution to the growth of the world civilisation.” ... (The East African) .

Germany offers $1.8 billion to Namibia to atone for genocide

Straits Times 28 May 2021
But Herero paramount chief Vekuii Rukoro rejected as insulting a deal agreed by the German and Namibian governments because it did not include payment of reparations ... "No self-respecting African will accept such an insult in this day and age from a so-called civilised European nation." ... a genocide," Mr Maas said ... More on this topic ....

Germany apologises for slaughtering 75,000 tribespeople in Namibia and accepts it was genocide - but ...

The Daily Mail 28 May 2021
'No self-respecting African will accept such an insult in this day and age from a so-called civilised European nation.' ... The accord announced Friday is the result of more than five years of talks with Namibia on the events of 1904-1908, when Germany was the southern African country's colonial ruler.

How anti-Semitism and Islamophobia have much in common

RTE 27 May 2021
The September 11th attacks, ostensibly confirming the "clash of civilisations" narrative bandied about in political circles, made that image indelible ... In the United States, up to 30% of African slaves were Muslims and were forced to convert to Christianity in order to 'civilise’ them.

AU Day: Africans can transform their economies – Akufo-Addo

Ghana Web 25 May 2021
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed confidence that in spite of the many challenges confronting African, the continent is capable of unleashing and harnessing the considerable energies and huge potential of her peoples toward making “our own unique contribution to the growth of world civilisation.”.