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Four important Ancient African towns that should never be forgotten

August 05, 2018 at 10:34 am | History

Nduta Waweru

Nduta Waweru | Contributor

August 05, 2018 at 10:34 am | History

Kanem-Bornu court in the 1700s. Photo: City Voice ng

Ngazargamu

This was the capital of the Kanem–Bornu Empire that existed from around 1460 to 1809. Located west of Lake Chad in Nigeria, the city was a trade and learning centre and home to 20,000 inhabitants. It was however destroyed in 1809 during the Fulani Jihad.

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