UNESCO’s General History of Africa [full documentary series]

Episode 19 – Kongo and the Scramble for Africa Begins

Badawi travels to the Congo to explore the history of resistance to the Portuguese by Queen Nzinga in the 1600s. She also explores one of the worst genocides in human history carried out by Belgium during King Leopold’s reign of terror over the Congo.

10 thoughts

  1. This looks amazing…thanx for the links…..years ago I was in Mali and learned about Mansa Musa….since then I have tried to keep up with the history of Africa especially the Sahel region….chuq

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