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Africa is the oldest habited territory on earth, the human race having its origins in this place. In the prehistoric era, there have not been organized states here, the continent being habited by groups of hunters that were organized in tribes and their language is the oldest that survived until today. The written history begins in Africa around 3300 B.C. same as the development of the Egyptian civilization which developed the first grouped reigns into dynasties. Historians grouped the people of ancient Egypt into eras of strong centralized government, called 'Kingdoms,' and eras of weak centralized government power, called 'Intermediate Periods.' The first European commercial outposts are established in the 15 th century, the main merchant being the gold, ivory, spices and slaves while the military capacity had grown in the time of Egyptian kingdoms when the development of bronze weapons came and horse-drawn chariots significantly strengthened the Pharaoh’s army. Nubia is a region in south Egypt which is mostly situated in Sudan only a quarter of its territory being in Egypt. The Nubian Civilization originated in 5000 BC in Upper Nubia. It is believed that the Nubians had relationships with the Egyptians concerning the fact that Nubia has served as a trade corridor between Egypt and tropical Africa and the
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