Category: Sudan

Google offers virtual tours of Sudan’s Pyramids of Meroe; Alvin R Cabral; The National

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Historic locations in the Middle East and North Africa are increasingly being featured on virtual platforms…

Source: Google offers virtual tours of Sudan’s Pyramids of Meroe

Exploring Sudan’s Jebel Barkal, home to ancient Egyptian god Amun; CNN/Egypt Independent

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Located on a bend in the Nile in northern Sudan’s Nubia region, Jebel Barkal (Pure Mountain) was believed by ancient Egyptians to be the place the god Amun dwelled.

Source: Exploring Sudan’s Jebel Barkal, home to ancient Egyptian god Amun – Egypt Independent

One of Africa’s best kept secrets – its history; BBC News

Sudan – Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region

Africa has a rich and complex history but there is widespread ignorance of this heritage. A celebrated British historian once said there was only the history of Europeans in Africa. Zeinab Badawi has been asking what is behind this lack of knowledge and looking at the historical record for an African history series on BBC World News.

The Great Pyramid of Giza in Cairo is rightly considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. But travel further south along the River Nile and you will find a thousand pyramids that belonged to the Kingdom of Kush, in what is now Sudan.

Kush was an African superpower and its influence extended to what is now called the Middle East.

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8 African Destinations To Visit; Philip; How Africa

Africa is blessed with amazing natural treasures and we hope you’ll find these destinations and events interesting and tempting to explore.

1. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda). The park is part of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and is situated along the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) border next to the Virunga National Park. The park provides habitat for 120 species of mammals, 348 species of birds, 220 species of butterflies, 27 species of frogs, chameleons, geckos, and many endangered species.

2. Mosi-oa-Tunya/Victoria Falls (Zambia and Zimbabwe). One of the biggest tourist attractions in Africa, Victoria Falls is undoubtedly amongst the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. Located on the mighty Zambezi River, Victoria Falls is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it is one of the largest waterfalls in the world.

3. Wildebeest migration (Kenya and Tanzania).

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