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Ebola Has Returned to Africa and Officials Are Racing to Contain It

The deadly viral disease Ebola has once again surfaced in Africa, and health officials are rushing out vaccines and other measures to stop its spread. As of Tuesday, there have been at least 11 cases and seven deaths in two countries, including Guinea, which had a massive outbreak in 2013 that ultimately left 11,000 dead. Several other African countries are now on high alert.

The ancient name for Africa was “Alkebulan” meaning “mother of mankind”

The name Africa is a phenomenon. Home to 1.216 billion people, the world’s second-largest population and 2nd largest continent after Asia. Africa is a renowned name that has traveled way beyond the shores of the Nile to the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The name is one, over time that is connected to historical heritages and tied to historical revolutions.

African King, Mansa Abubakar II discovered Americas in 1312. 180 years before Columbus

The Italian sailor / explorer Christopher Columbus has a renowned reputation as the discoverer of the new world in every simple history lesson. This has been globally recognized for over 500 years to date. Education has been in the possession of Europeans, who many believe have imposed what has enriched them while scorning or changing what has not been done.