October 18, 2010
Chinese convoy reached East Africa earlier than thought

New accidental discovery from a fisherman's haul realised that the stories of Cheng Ho probably did reach eastern Africa before Vasco Da Gama. Investigations is still underway, but if it's true, the history books may have to change. Given that it's probably an imperial convoy makes it all that much more important a discovery.
Read more... (via BBC News online)

Posted by whykay at October 18, 2010 02:55 PM