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The History of Africa Podcast
History of Africa
Take a deep dive deep into African history with this in-depth podcast. From Casablanca to Cape Town, tune in to this podcast to learn about the magnificent and oft-forgotten history of Africa. To access more free resources about African history, provide feedback, or support the show, check out our associated website at
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4.7 stars from 238 ratings
Also “tapped into an already existing slavery network” is incorrect. Learn the difference between servitude and slavery. Europeans used the enslavement of Africans as a mode of production to build Europe and to fuel capitalism. Enslavement was not a mode of production in African states. Btw...Read full review »
AS$9 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/24/22
A must
I’m glad to have finally started listening to this podcast. As the host says, African history is often neglected or downright ignored. Plus, it’s complexe and encompasses many cultures and civilizations. He does a great job at presenting each of them in an understandable manner, even to people...Read full review »
Manu_photo via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 12/20/22
Great podcast
The podcast is quite educative. Thanks for the great job. Can’t wait for the episodes on the Benin empire.
thevine11 via Apple Podcasts · Nigeria · 11/06/22
Recent Episodes
Andrianampoinimerina is the most famous monarch in Malagasy history, and for good reason. At a young age, Andrianampoinimerina, still then known by his birth name Rambosalamarazaka, quickly emerged as the favorite to inherit the kingdom of Ambohimanga. However, the kingdom was instead inherited...
Published 05/22/23
Published 05/08/23
After Andriamasinavalona's passing, his sons' feud will blossom into a 70-year long civil war. Communities will tear each other apart, slave raiding will reach new heights, and famine will re-emerge as a new threat.  Meanwhile, Merina rulers will engage in some experimental policies, like the...
Published 05/08/23
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