Welcome to the facts of Africa, In this series, we tell you new facts about the African continent. Africans are wonderful and beautiful people. Today I will be profiling that the dopes are fine. People say Ethiopia claims to have the cross of the covenant as well as a piece of the original cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified in a local church.
No decision has yet been made on whether the claim is factual or not. But the fact is that Ethiopia is the only country that has been colonial for a while. It was briefly occupied by Italy, from 1936 to 1941. Africa is known to number one in cattle density. While it is the tenth-largest country in the world with a large number of kettles.
It is said that there are different colors of African culture in the world which are very important in their tribal life. Their ancient cultural colors and deep love relationships are amazing. It looks like they are all the same clay stuff. Promoting equality among them can be a great lesson. And that’s the African identity they maintain throughout the world.
Languages are spoken in Africa: –
About a thousand languages are spoken in different parts of Africa. But there are barely fifty languages with more than five million speakers. The rest of the languages are spoken in small territories or tribes. Among them, the people of North Africa speak Egyptian and Barbary, in fact, the only changed forms of Arabic and Hebrew. In 300 BC, Emperor Augustus of Rome conquered Egypt and North Africa, and the region remained in Roman occupation for a long time. During these two periods, African people also spoke Latin and Greek.
In December 439, an army of 4,000 Arabs, led by Hazrat Amr ibn Asa, entered Egypt and ended the 975-year period of the Romans and Byzantines. The Arabic language dominated by a large part of North Africa and the rest speak Berber languages. Thus came the Arabic language in Africa and many people also spoke Arabic.
African Literature and its History: –
Oral literature is ancient literature in every region of the world. Similarly, the oral literature of Africa is quite ancient, it is difficult to determine its time, but it is speculated that African people did not know how to read and write, oral literature was still established in Africa. It was heard in the form of stories, puzzles, and folk songs. These creations moved from one generation to the next.
Professional storytellers are very popular in African society. Their job was to go to different villages and tribes to tell stories, in return for offering them food and other items. This storyteller uses the technique he uses to tell stories, called the Call and Response Technique. According to today’s term, he used to ask the audience to carry the story forward and the story would go on and on with the response of the audience. These methods are often used by teachers to teach young children in the classroom. Among them was another type of storyteller who used to sing and tell stories for which he used music
Status of African oral literature in recent times: –
African oral literature may be an indication of African age, but its significance remains. The situation in Africa has undergone many changes over the past several centuries, but Africans are still chewing on their oral literature. The literature of tribal and rural people is shifting from chest to chest even today. Readers are involved in some form of verbal behavior. Contemporary writers use these attitudes to give their writings a pure African color, which makes them a prominent figure in European literature.
But the oral literature that was related to the worship and worship of the gods is being forgotten by the people, but the poetic poems are being used in new ways. And election occasions, these poems are sung to leaders which the general voters are very impressed with them.
The role of education in the facts of Africa
Higher education has fueled the passion of Africans, and now they have secured their heritage. Numerous authors, scholars, and universities are working to collect African oral literature. A very soon the large part of collected and translated into different languages, which will preserve the literature forever, That is a fact of Africa.