Africa has a lengthy history. However, that olden time is not always glorious. This book highlights important facets of that history, including the Bula Matari, democracy, elitism, and foreign tutelage in African affairs. While this edition is not exhaustive, it is informative. This book includes three essays that discuss the foundation of the African State. It revisits both past and contemporary issues in Africa. The book will be valuable to anyone interested in Africa’s political history. It provides insights about Africa’s struggles. This is a brief, but to the point, review of the continent’s olden times. The focus is on the Sub-Saharan regions.