By Garang Aleu Abraham, Juba, South Sudan
February 5, 2017 (SSB) — Since time missionaries crossed the threshold of African boundaries with their approaches of rulings, being; religion, mainly Christianity, power by gun and slave trade, wars and boundaries demarcation, many African countries dropped their traditions for a love of trend and fashion.
According to many writers of an ancient tradition, Mark was the first missionary to Africa. Early Christian writers Clement and Eusebius both report that Mark preached in Alexandria, Egypt; Eusebius notes that he was martyred there.
However, Religion was a driving force during slavery epochs, and Christianity formed a major part of this, although the assertion of Evangelization was one of the justifications for enslaving Africans.