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Online Encyclopedia: Global African History, Places

The following are short descriptions of individuals, places and events which have contributed to the shaping of global African history. These encyclopedia entries serve as a starting point for much more inclusive descriptions and discussions that appear in other sources. For additional information please consult the print or website sources cited in the entry.

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Khartoum, Sudan (1821-- )Places
Kigali City, Rwanda (1907-- )Places
Kingdom of BeninPlaces
Kingdom of OyoPlaces
Kingston, Jamaica (1692-- )Places
Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines (1722- )Places
Kinshasa, Congo (1881-- )Places
Lagos, Nigeria (c. 1350-- )Places
Lalibela, EthiopiaPlaces
Libreville, Gabon (1848-- )Places
Lilongwe, Malawi (15th Century?- )Places
Lomé, Togo (1880 -)Places
Luanda, Angola (1576- )Places
Lusaka, Zambia (1913- )Places
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (1827- )Places
Mali Empire (ca. 1200- ) Places
Maputo, Mozambique (1721- )Places
Maseru, Lesotho (1869- )Places
Mbabane, Swaziland (1887- )Places
Mogadishu, Somalia (ca. 950 - )Places
Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park (2006- )Places
Mombasa, Kenya (ca. 900 A.D.-- )Places
Monrovia, Liberia (1821- )Places
Moroni, Comoros (10th Century- )Places
Mururata, Bolivia (ca. 1851- )Places
Nairobi, Kenya (1899- )Places
Nassau, Commonwealth of the Bahamas (1492--)Places
Niamey, Niger (1902- )Places
Nouakchott, Mauritania (1659- )Places
N’Djamena, Chad (1900- )Places
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (15th century- )Places
Paramaribo, Suriname (1630 - )Places
Port Louis, Mauritius (ca. 1650- )Places
Port-au-Prince, Republic of Haiti (1749 - )Places
Port-au-Spain, Trinidad (1650- ) Places
Porto-Novo, Benin (16th Century- )Places
Praia, Cape Verde (1615- )Places
Pretoria, South Africa (1855- )Places
Quibdo, Colombia (1648- )Places
Rabat, Morocco (10th century- )Places
Republic of Biafra (1967-1970)Places
Rift Valley in East Africa\Great Rift ValleyPlaces
Roseau, Dominica (1650- )Places
Santo Domingo de Guzman, The Dominican Republic (1496- )Places
São Tomé IslandPlaces
Songhai Empire (ca. 1375-1591)Places
Soweto, South Africa (1904- )Places
St. George’s, Grenada (1649- )Places
St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda (1632- )Places
Sultanate of Sokoto (Sokoto Caliphate) Places
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