Ghana Empire
The Ghana Empire (c. 300 until c. 1235) was located in what is now southeastern Mauritania and western Mali. Complex societies had existed in the region since about 1500 BC, an...
Ghana Empire - Wikipedia
History of the Soninke people
The Soninke share a very conservative culture, inherited by the structural social organization from their forefather founders of the Ghana Empire (not to be confused with modern day Ghana, which adop...
History of the Soninke people - Wikipedia
Kaya Magan Cissé
Kaya Magan Cissé or Kaya Maghan (c. 350) was a Soninke king of Wagadou. He was the founder of the Cissé Tounkara dynasty which later dominated the Ghana Empire from the 8th century CE.
Tunka Manin
Ghana Tunka Manin (1010–1078) was a ruler of the Ghana Empire who reigned from 1062 to 1076 C.E. Preceded by Ghana Bassi, Manin was the last ruler of the Ghana Empire. Manin successfully held off the ...
Jews of Bilad el-Sudan
Jews of the Bilad al-Sudan (אַהַל יַהוּדּ בִּלַדּ אַל סוּדָּן, Judeo-Arabic) describes West African Jewish communities who were connected to known Jewish communities from the Middle East, North Africa...
Jews of Bilad el-Sudan - Wikipedia
History of Cape Verde
The recorded history of Cape Verde begins with Portuguese discovery in 1456. Possible early references go back around 2000 years.
Cape Verde may be referred to in the works "De choreographia" by P...
History of Cape Verde - Wikipedia
Koumbi Saleh
Koumbi Saleh, sometimes Kumbi Saleh is the site of a ruined medieval town in south east Mauritania that may have been the capital of the Ghana Empire.From the ninth century, Arab authors mention the ...