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Why is Africa referred as the cradle of mankind?

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Reasons why Africa is referred as the cradle of mankind are;

  • Several archeological sites have been found in Africa
  • Presence of savannah grassland where man could hunt and gather food
  • Warm tropical climate, ideal for early man's existence
  • Africa is centrally located geographically, making it possible for early man to migrate to other regions as the continents were drifting
  • Several tools and weapons remains have been discovered in the continent.

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