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Battle of Kambula took place in 1879, during the Anglo-Zulu War when a Zulu Army attacked the British camp at Kambula. It resulted in a decisive Zulu defeat and is considered to be the turning point of the Anglo-Zulu War.

At the Battle of Omdurman (2 September 1898), an army commanded by the British General Sir Herbert Kitchener defeated the army of Abdullah al-Taashi, the successor to the self-proclaimed Mahdi, Muhammad Ahmad.

Sudanese warriors of the type which fought for the Mahdi, 1800's, some of which were nick named (fuzzy wuzzies). From 1881-85 Muhammed Ahmed proclaimed himself the Mahdi and established what could be described as the first modern Islamist state in Sudan. His fanatical followers held their own against the more advanced British, Egyptian and Ethiopian armies, and weren't defeated until 1898.

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Battle of Laing's Nek was a major battle fought at Laing's Nek during the First Boer War on 28 January 1881

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That’s right, the richest Black man man in history.  The combined wealth of Jay-Z, Diddy, Kanye and today’s average rapper cannot compare to the legacy, influence and wealth of Mansa Musa I.  With a wealth equivalent of $400 billion in …

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Africa | Masai Woman. Kenya || Vintage Postcard; Pegas Studio. No. 183 East African Types.

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Africa | "King Mate Kole of East Krobo." Gold Coast / Ghana. July 1892 | ©Historical Photographs from the Basel Mission

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I don't care how or when, but one day I'm going here to do some volunteer work

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Africa | Malinke woman. Senegal. ca. early 1900s. | Vintage postcard; Collection Générale Fortier, Dakar No. 1331

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