The walls of Dongola most famously saw action during the Second Battle of Dongola, when Makurian forces under the Nubian King Qalidurut, for the second time, defeated an invasion of Arab forces of the Rashidun Caliphate.
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The locals believed that these stones were once beings or creatures that inhabited the skies above.
Africa is three-times bigger than Europe, yet the number of heritage sites in the latter is eight-times more than the former.
Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania seem to be missing out from the new list of World Heritage Sites. East African Region however has 20 sites already
Housed in grass-thatched buildings and revered as an important historical and spiritual site for the Baganda people, the tombs were declared World Heritage Site in 2001.
Seven News Wonders came from a collection of over 4,300 landmarks around the globe, consisting of cultural and historical sites, national parks, game reserves, ancient structures, old ruins, mountains and active volcanoes,.
Seven of the new Geopark sites are in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand, making a notable contribution to the region’s engagement with the UNESCO Global Geoparks programme
The word is, the meteorite is huge, heavy and could possibly be among the oldest, but moving the alien rock from Southern Africa to New York proved impossible
The name Zimbabwe was coined from the Shona term, 'Zim Mabwe,' meaning the house of stones or castle of rocks