Yennenga, the Dagomba warrior princess whose son founded the Mossi Kingdom of West Africa

More than 1000 years ago, the Mossi Kingdom in modern-day Burkina Faso did not exist.¬† Its existence came to pass when a princess run away from her home, married and had a son with an elephant hunter. According to legend, Princess Yennenga was the beloved daughter of the Dagomba king,¬†Nedega, who ruled in the 12th … Continue reading Yennenga, the Dagomba warrior princess whose son founded the Mossi Kingdom of West Africa