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The History of Zaghawa ,Kanem-Bornu Empire

VINCENT HIRIBARREN King’s College London, UK Renowned as one of the most powerful empires of Western Africa with Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, Kanem-Bornu (Kanem-Borno).is often cited as an archetypal example of an ancient African pre-colonial kingdom. The empire reached a certain degree of fame not only because it was mentioned in the narratives written by Arab geographers such as al-Idrisi (Lange 1984: 239) but also because its history has been taught in schools and universities as an example of the wealth of pre-colonial Africa.and Kanem Empaire

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