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

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