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Here are 8 of the most iconic forts in Africa with rich colonial history you should know

July 18, 2018 at 04:00 pm | We Tour

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson | Staff Writer

July 18, 2018 at 04:00 pm | We Tour

Africa has a lot to show for its historical past and culture.  Till date, archaeologists all over the world visit the continent with hopes of discovering new findings to add to the unending history it has to offer. Material culture adds to the evidence and essence of African culture many times offering a sense of connection, closure and bond between the past and the present.

Forts and castles have existed on the shores and hills of the African Continent since the first westerners landed on the coast. The two forms of magnificent historical architecture represent a historical past closely related to slavery and colonization; two topics under the history of Africa that are still very close at heart to the black race throughout the world.

Here are forts in Africa that have been sidelined and deserve the highlights due to their breathtaking architecture and historical background in no particular order.

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