Little is known of the ancient history of this narrow, north-south running sub-saharan country before Portuguese explorers arrived. Subsequently interest or colonial power was at play by, in turn... read more

Milton Obote became the country's first Prime Minister after independence; however, the country's notorious dictator... read more

On 24 October, 1964 Northern Rhodesia (now known as Zambia) gained independence from Britain with Kenneth Kaunda as the country’s first president, and proclaimed one-party rule. Their... read more

The earliest settlement of the area now known as Zimbabwe goes back about 100.000 years. Since then the area has been home to many great kingdoms and states. Great Zimbabwe was famous for its... read more