The Kanem-Bornu Empire

The Kanem-Bornu Empire was a Central African empire that covered territory in the present-day states of Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Libya and Cameroon, and existed between the 8th century CE and 19th century CE. The Kanembu people established their capital, N’jimi, around the year 700 CE under the first King Saif. Saif’s son Degu increased the… Continue reading The Kanem-Bornu Empire