The 8000-year-old dugout canoe from Dufuna (NE Nigeria)

PETER BREUNIG The 8000-year-old dugout canoe from Dufuna (NE Nigeria) is an artcle by Peter Breunig from “Papers from the 10th Congress of the Pan-African Association for Prehistory and Related Studies.” Aspects of African Archaeology: Papers from the 10th Congress of the Pan-African Association for Prehistory and Related Studies edited by Gilbert Pwiti and Robert…… Continue reading The 8000-year-old dugout canoe from Dufuna (NE Nigeria)

10 things about Nigeria Everyone Must Know

One thing we learned a long time ago…nothing lives up to its reputation. Nigeria has a bad reputation, like most places in Africa, and we don’t think that is deserved or natural. Here is a list of 10 things we have to show Nigeria is a much different place than people expect. A surprise awaits…… Continue reading 10 things about Nigeria Everyone Must Know

The Melanin Thought Bomb

https://keyamsha.com/2021/01/02/miwmtg2021/ Is melanin’s value a thought bomb?  These are fascinating times we are living in. Melanin the aromatic biopolymer and organic semiconductor that makes Black people black  is worth $428 a gram. Melanin is more valuable than gold, more valuable than silver, more valuable than palladium, more valuable than platinum more valuable than rhodium. Are the foregoing…… Continue reading The Melanin Thought Bomb

Nigeria’s 8,000 year-old boat

When Mallam Ya’u, a Fulani cattle herder in Dufuna, Nigeria began digging a well on May 4, 1987 little did he know that before he reached the depth necessary to draw water, he would find something of far greater significance. Because of him Nigeria’s 8,000 year-old boat was brought to the surface. The 8,000 year…… Continue reading Nigeria’s 8,000 year-old boat

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