Read more about the article Lost Kingdoms of Africa episode 3 – Great Zimbabwe
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Lost Kingdoms of Africa episode 3 – Great Zimbabwe

Lost Kingdoms of Africa episode 3 - Great Zimbabwe: Gus Casely-Hayford explores the history of Great Zimbabwe, a symbol of African genius which gives an insight into the empires which once dominated southern Africa.     Four-part series in which British art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the pre-colonial history of some of Africa's most important kingdoms. The African continent is home to nearly a billion people. It has an incredible diversity of communities and cultures, yet we know less…

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Read more about the article Lost Kingdoms of Africa episode 2 – Ethiopia
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Lost Kingdoms of Africa episode 2 – Ethiopia

Lost Kingdoms of Africa episode 2 - Ethiopia: Art historian Gus Casely-Hayford explores the history of the old African kingdom of Ethiopia, which ended when Emperor Haile Selassie was deposed by the military in 1974.     The African continent is home to nearly a billion people. It has an incredible diversity of communities and cultures, yet we know less of its history than almost anywhere else on earth. But that is beginning to change. In the last few decades,…

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Read more about the article Lost Kingdoms of Africa episode 1 – Nubia
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Lost Kingdoms of Africa episode 1 – Nubia

Lost Kingdoms of Africa episode 1 - Nubia: Art historian Gus Casely-Hayford explores the history of the old African kingdom of Nubia, whose kings once ruled Egypt and which was eventually defeated by its environment.     The African continent is home to nearly a billion people. It has an incredible diversity of communities and cultures, yet we know less of its history than almost anywhere else on earth. But that is beginning to change. In the last few decades,…

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Read more about the article Rise of the Continents episode 1 – Africa
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Rise of the Continents episode 1 – Africa

Rise of the Continents episode 1 - Africa: Geologist Prof Iain Stewart shows how the continent of Africa was formed from the wreckage of a long lost supercontinent. Professor Iain Stewart reveals how our iconic continents were created, and how their tumultuous past has shaped our life today. It features, among other things, creation of Victoria Falls, diamond mines of Sierra Leone, skeletons of early whales buried in the sand, and the nutrient-rich grass of the Serengeti Plains.    …

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Waterworld Africa episode 8 – Wetland Wonder

Waterworld Africa episode 8 - Wetland Wonder: Lake St. Lucia, Africa's largest estuary lake, is under siege. A series of human missteps have left it cut off from the sea, and the water levels are dangerously low.     The wildlife relying on its ecosystem are most affected--from hippos and crocodiles that live on its banks, to exotic birds that migrate from as far as 6,000 miles away. Can they adjust to the new, drier reality imposed on them? Embark…

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