International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022)

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In focus

Watch on BBC World News: nine-part series based on UNESCO’s "General History of Africa" book collection

Zeinab Badawi delves into the history of Africa for a brand new, nine-part series on BBC World News. The continent of Africa has a long, complex history, and its people built civilizations which rivalled those that existed anywhere else in the world. However, much of the continent’s history is not widely known, and what we are presented with often projects a distorted and partial picture.