Africa

By jmuller
  • 200

    Ghana Empire

    200 A.D. to 1,200 A.D. Ghana is located in northwest Africa. Ghana was controlled by Sundiata in 1240 A.D.
  • Period: 200 to

    Africa

  • Mar 28, 600

    Hausa Empire

    Hausa Empire
    600’s to 1800’s. Located in north central Africa in modern day northern Nigeria. The Hausa people are exclusevly Muslim. Hausa is a major part of Nigerian politics.
  • Mar 28, 800

    Mali Empire

    Mali Empire
    800 to 1550 A.D. Predominantly a savannah, this vast region has two seasons, a rainy season and a dry season. People in mali speak mande.
  • Mar 30, 1000

    Kilwa

    1400-1905. Located in western Africa in present day Southwest. Nigeria and Benin. Oyo (ancient Yoruba) used to be the largest state in West Africa.
  • Mar 30, 1100

    Great Zimbabwe

    1100-1400. It is South East Africa.
    Zimbabwean monarch and would have been used as the seat of their political power.
  • Mar 28, 1300

    Songhai Empire

    1300 to 1600 A.D. Songhai had three mosques. The earliest dated to the 13th century and lasted into the early 19th century. Songhai is also known as Songhay.
  • Mar 28, 1400

    Yuroba Empire

    1400-1905. Located in western Africa in present day Southwest Nigeria and Benin. Oyo (ancient Yoruba) used to be the largest state in West Africa.
  • Mar 30, 1400

    Yoruba Empire

    1400-1905. Located in western Africa in present day Southwest Nigeria and Benin. Oyo (ancient Yoruba) used to be the largest state in West Africa
  • Mar 30, 1450

    Mutapa

    1450-1629. Found in Southern Africa. Mutapa proved invulnerable to attack and even economic manipulation due to the mwenemutapa strong control over gold production.