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Can you name the facts about Africa?

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10th century Isma'ili Shi'a Caliphate
Anti-colonialist Kikuyu rebels in the 50s
7th century Berber priestess who fought the Arabs
Lion-headed Meroitic deity
Symbolic bird of the Poro in Sierra Leone
Several groups of North Atlantic islands
Dry, dusty region south of the Sahara
Religious leaders of Mali's Dogon ethnic group
Communist regime that ousted Haile Selassie I
First national park in Africa
Mamluk Khedive and founder of modern Egypt
19th century Omani Sultan who moved his capital to Zanzibar
Arabic derived script for Mandé languages
National bird of Uganda
Scattering of Nguni tribes in the 19th century
Nickname for Nigeria's national football team
Capital of Madagascar
Founder of Mali Empire immortalized in epic poem
Grandson of Cleopatra and Mark Antony
Nigerian civilization from the first century AD
Smallest country in Africa
Mountain range in Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
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1840s migrants to South Africa's interior
Syle of popular music originating in Oran
Widespread West African trade language
Non-Muslim tribes of northwest Cameroon
Earth colored cloth from Mali
Ethnic group famed for wearing veils
kiSwahili word for lion
Crocodile-headed ancient Egyptian deity
Rainforest in northeastern Congo
Artistic movement celebrating pan-African identity
21-stringed instrument from West Africa
Semi-arid region of Southwest Africa
19th century founder of the Wassoulou Empire
First Prime Minister of Kenya
15th-16th century Songhaï centre of scholarship
14th century southern African city
Highest point in Africa
Country gained independence on 6 March 1957
Predominant religion in Mauritius
Founders of the Ashanti Empire
Brought Christianity to Aksum in the 4th century
Spider trickster in Ashanti mythology
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Apocryphal text about the son of King Solomon
Minority group targetted in Rwanda genocide
Famous 16th century Kongo ruler
Traditional West African storytellers/musicians
Founder of the Kimbanguist church
Source of the Nile
Sufi leader who led pacifist protest against the French
First President of Guinea
Capital of Chad
Oldest university in Africa still in operation
Chinua Achebe's 1958 novel
1984 airlifting of Ethiopian Jews to Israel
Southernmost point in Africa
Afrikaans word for a cattle corral
Yoruba Orisha of thunder
National animal of South Africa
Traditional East African boat
Harsh region in Djibouti and Eritrea
Spanish enclaves in Morocco
Official language of Mozambique
Series of wars between Rome and Carthage

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