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Sub Saharan Africa Map

Botswana - "One of the most stable countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Botswana has been careful to put conservation first in the way that it has developed its tourism. This means some of the best wildlife habitat and game-viewing in the whole of Africa."

Although sub-Saharan Africa continued along independent paths of evolution long after 1400, the altering world patterns were drawing Africans into a new relationship with Europe.

from Washington Post

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The empires of Africa, before colonialism: This map of indigenous African empires is not exhaustive. It spans two thousands years from 500 B.C. to 1500 A.D., so these empires were not concurrent; some existed centuries apart. But it shows that, like with North America and perhaps even more so, sub-Saharan Africa was rich with vast and powerful empires long before the Europeans arrived.


Namaqualand map. Area from Garies to the Orange river border, between RSA and Namibia. ( See my ' West Coast ' board for the area from Garies down to Cape Town)