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General History of Africa (Prehistory - 20th century)

Syllabus of the Subject: UNESCO General History of Africa, Doctorate.

  1. Introduction to the UNESCO General History of Africa
  2. Methodology and African Prehistory (Volume I)
  3. Ancient African Civilisations (Volume II)
  4. Africa from 7th to 11th century (Volume III)
  5. Africa from 12th to 16th Century (Volume IV)
  6. Africa from 16th to 18th Century (Volume V)
  7. Africa in the 19th century until 1880 - Abolition of Slavery- (Volume VI)
  8. Africa under Colonial Domination, 1880-1935 (Volume VII)
  9. Africa since 1935. Independence of the African Countries (Volume VIII)
  10. Phase II of the General History of Africa. Sankofa
  11. Authors of the UNESCO General History of Africa
  12. African Historians

The objectives of the Subject “History of Africa” are the following:

  1. To understand the role of Africa in the history of humanity
  2. To study the evolution of the African history
  3. To understand the fundamental concept of the oral traditions in Africa
  4. To analyse the foundations of the African Traditional Religions
  5. To know the African empires and kingdoms
  6. To understand the impact of the Islamic Civilisation on Africa (Islamisation, slave trade, trade routes...)
  7. To understand the impact of the Western-Christian Civilisation on Africa (Christianisation, transatlantic slave trade, abolitionism, colonisation, independence...)
  8. To analyse the African Diaspora in America

EENI Global Business School & University, Masters

The Subject “UNESCO General History of Africa” belongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Master: Business in Sub-Saharan Africa
  2. Doctorates: African Business, Islamic Business, World Trade

African Student, Master / Doctorate Business

The students who have taken this subject can validate and register for a Master/Doctorate DIB at EENI.

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Histoire Afrique Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Historia Africa Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Historia Africa

  1. Credits of the Subject “History of Africa”: 4 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: 4 weeks
  3. Download the syllabus of the module: “History of Africa” (PDF)

Three millions of years of the African History. African contribution to humanity.

Example of the Subject: UNESCO General History of Africa
Methodology and African Prehistory
Source: UNESCO General History of Africa.

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Africa: Foreign Trade and Business (Master)

  1. African Civilisation
  2. Africa: The Cradle of humanity

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Description of the Subject: General History of Africa (UNESCO).

  1. Eight volumes.
  2. Each volume: thirty chapters
  3. President of the International Scientific Committee of the General History of Africa: Bethwell Allan Ogot
  4. African authors (Sheikh Anta Diop, Théophile Obenga, Joseph Ki-Zerbo, Ahmadou Hampaté Bá, Boubou Hama, Elikia M'Bokolo, Hichem Djaït, Pathé Diagne, Akin Mabogunje, Ali Al'amin Mazrui, Christophe Wondji, Jacob Festus Adeniyi Ajayi, Albert Adu Boahen Kwadwo, Djibril Tamsir Niane...) and non-Africans
  5. Translations of the General History of Africa: French, English, Portuguese, Arabic, Kiswahili, Hausa, and Spanish
  6. Historic inter-African relations
  7. African contribution to the development of humanity
  8. Huge diversity of sources
  9. Recognition of the African Cultural Heritage

African Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Masters and Doctorates related to Africa for the students from

  1. Western African Students: Gambia, Master Doctorate Business The Gambia, Ghana, Master Doctorate Business Ghana, Liberia Online Master / Doctorate in Business Liberia, Nigeria Doctorates, Online Master Nigeria and Sierra Leone, Master Doctorate Business Sierra Leone
  2. Eastern African Students: Eritrea, Master Doctorate Business Eritrea, Ethiopia, Master Doctorate Business Ethiopia, Kenya Doctorates, Online Master Kenya, Mauritius, Master Doctorate Business Mauritius, Malawi Master Doctorate Business Malawi, Seychelles, Master Doctorate Business Seychelles, Somalia, Master Doctorate Business Somalia, Sudan, Master Doctorate Business Sudan, Tanzania, Master Doctorate Business Tanzania, and Uganda, Master Doctorate Business Uganda.
  3. Southern African Students: Botswana, Master Doctorate Business Botswana, Lesotho, Master Doctorate Business Lesotho, Namibia, Master Doctorate Business Namibia, South Africa, Master Doctorate Business South Africa, Swaziland, Master Doctorate Business Swaziland, Zambia (Study Master Doctorate Business) Zambia, and Zimbabwe, Master Doctorate Business Zimbabwe.
  4. Northern African Students: Egypt, Master Doctorate Business Egypt and Libya
  5. Central African Students: Cameroon, Master Doctorate Business Cameroon and Rwanda, Master Doctorate Business Rwanda

Samples - African History

Ancient Africa

Doctorate: History of Africa 7th - 11th century

Doctorate: History of Africa 12th - 16th Century

Doctorate: History of Africa 16th and 18th centuries

Doctorate: History of Africa 19th century 1880

Doctorate: History of Africa colonial domination

Independence of the African Countries

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