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Over a hundred thousand years ago people in what is now south africa lived by hunting animals and gathering plants they used stone tools then about 2,000 years ago people in the west learned to herd sheep and cattle about 200 ad people mixed farming (growing crops as well as raising livestock. This very short introduction looks at africa's past and reflects on the changing ways it has been imagined and represented, both in africa and beyond the author illustrates important aspects of africa's history with a range of fascinating historical examples, drawn from over 5 millennia across this vast continent. Rwanda: a brief history of the country by 1994, rwanda’s population stood at more than 7 million people comprising three ethnic groups: the hutu.
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