Coffee has played an important role in many societies throughout history. In Africa and Yemen, it was used in religious ceremonies. As a result, the Ethiopian Church banned its secular consumption until the reign of Emperor Menelik II of Ethiopia. It was banned in Ottoman Turkey in the 17th century for political reasons, and was associated with rebellious political activities in Europe.
Kahve tarih boyunca birçok toplumlarda önemli bir rol oynamıştır,Afrika ve Yemen'de dini törenlerde kullanılırdı,Sonuç olarak,Etopya Kilisesi dinsel olmayan tüketimini Etopya Kıralı II.Menelik'in saltanatına kadar yasakladı.17.yüzyıl Osmanlı Türkiye'sine politik nedenlerle yasaklandı ve Avrupa'da isyancı siyasi faaliyetlerle işbirliği yapıldı.
A genocide in Africa has not received the same attention that genocide in Europe or genocide in Turkey or genocide in other part of the world. There is still this kind of basic discrimination against the African people and the African problems. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
A matter that seems to be very clear in terms of the alternative view, is what do you expect to happen in Africa with regard to immune systems, where people are poor, subject to repeat infections and all of that. Surely you would expect their immune systems to collapse. Thabo Mbeki
An insuperable obstacle to rapid transit in Africa is the want of carriers, and as speed was the main object of the Expedition under my command, my duty was to lessen this difficulty as much as possible. Henry Morton Stanley
Being from Africa is the best thing that could have ever, ever happened to me. I cannot see it any other way. All of my fundamental principles that were instilled in me in my home, from my childhood, are still with me. Hakeem Olajuwon