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

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