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What were the impacts of metal technology in pre-colonial Africa?

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Impacts of metal technology in pre-colonial Africa were;

  • Led to manufacture of better utensils
  • Led to manufacture of better and efficient tools for farming e.g hoes and pangas
  • Enabled people to clear natural vegetation and bring more land under cultivation.
  • Demands for metal goods led to the expansion of trade.
  • Led to specialization so that some people became gold smith, iron smith.
  • Led to the increase of warfare between communities
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