Algiers, Algeria (circa 9th century AD–)

  Image Ownership: Public Domain Algiers, the capital city of Algeria, lies along the northwestern edge of a large bay in the Mediterranean Sea. The largest city in Algeria, Algiers has served as a principal seaport as well as a commercial, cultural, and political center … Read MoreAlgiers, Algeria (circa 9th century AD–)

Empire of Kanem-Bornu (ca. 9th century-1900)

The Kanem-Bornu Empire was a large African state which existed from the 9th century through the end of the 19th century and which spanned a region which today includes the modern-day countries of Niger, Chad, Cameroon, and Nigeria. The empire was founded by the Zaghawa … Read MoreEmpire of Kanem-Bornu (ca. 9th century-1900)