African people are natives or inhabitants of Africa and people of African descent.
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... The Republican Party by then was chiefly supported by African Americans ... new constitution in 1901 that restricted suffrage and effectively disfranchised African Americans ... The damage to the African-American community was severe and pervasive, as nearly all its eligible citizens lost the ability to vote ...
... associated with variations of skin color in African-Americans of mixed West African and European descent and is estimated to account for 15–20% of the melanin difference ... of European and Asian samples, compared with less than 10% in African samples ...
... Main article African traditional religions West Africa Akan mythology Ashanti mythology (Ghana) Dahomey (Fon) mythology Efik mythology (Nigeria, Cameroon) Igbo ...
... by a focus on Africa as a Regional power and by attachment to several fundamental principles African unity and independence Capability to exercise hegemonic influence in the region peaceful ... In carrying out these principles, Nigeria participates in the Organization of African Unity (OAU) now known as the African Union, the Economic Community of West African ...
... A guerilla war subsequently ensued when Joshua Nkomo's Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) and Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), supported ... In March 1978, Smith reached an accord with three African leaders, led by Bishop Abel Muzorewa, who offered to leave the white population comfortably entrenched in exchange for the establishment ... Settlement, elections were held in April 1979, concluding with the United African National Council (UANC) carrying a majority of parliamentary seats ...
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- (noun): A native or inhabitant of Africa.
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