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Can you name the facts about Africa?

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

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