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History of Malawi

Chewa, Amaravi (Maravi Empire). Mfecane. Slaves. History of Malawi

History of Malawi (East Africa, Southern Africa)

  1. Between 2.3 and 2.5 million years: discovery of a hominid jaw (Uraha), the oldest of the genus Homo
  2. 50,000 to 60,000 years: first humans
  3. 1 500 BC: Akafula (Batwa)
  4. Rock paintings (Chencherere and Mphunzi)
  5. End of the 15th century: foundation of the Maravi Empire by  Amaravi (Chewa) on the Lake Malawi south-western shore
    1. Amaravi were originally from the Republic of the Congo
    2. Elimination of Akafula by the Chewa
    3. Territory of the Maravi Empire: Malawi, part of Mozambique and part of Zambia
    4. Head of the Marabi Empire: Kalonga
    5. Capital of the Marabi Empire: Mankhamba
    6. Slave Trade
    7. Chewa traded with ivory, iron and slaves with the Portuguese and Arabs.
    8. Portuguese arrived in the region in the 16th century
    9. Introduction of corn by the Portuguese
  6. Early eighteenth century: collapse of the Marabi Empire
  7. 19th century: Mfecane (the great migration), Angoni arrive
    1. Fight against the Chewa
  8. Yao (slavers) from northern Mozambique arrive
  9. 1859: David Livingstone
  10. 1891: British protectorate of Central Africa
  11. 1876: foundation of Blantyre
  12. 1907: Protectorate of Nyasaland
  13. 1950: Union of Nyasaland with Rhodesia of the north and south (Federation of Rhodesia and Nyassaland)
  14. 1963: dissolution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyassaland
  15. 1964: Malawi obtained its Independence from the United Kingdom
  16. 1975: Lilongwe new capital of Malawi

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