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Kanem Bornu

Its territory at various times included what is now southern Chad, northern Cameroon, northeastern Nigeria, eastern Niger, and southern Libya.

Kanem Bornu is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Kanem Bornu books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

Isl 056 Islam in Nigeria
2. Introduction of Islam to Nigeria and Kanem-Borno. The Establishment of an Islamic Kanem-Bornu Empire.
Spread of Islam in West Africa (part 3 of 3): The Empires of Kanem
Africa Pronunciation Guide
Kagame, Paul œ Ḱah-gh́a-may. Kalahari œ Ḱah-lah-h́ah-ree. Kamajohs œ Ḱah- mah-j́ows.
The Boundaries of Borno in the Nineteenth Century: The Perception
depict the kingdom of Kanem-Borno as a rich and influential central African kingdom.
World History: 700 to 1516
The founding of the Kanem-Bornu kingdom east of Lake Chad. 880. The Yoruba establish Ife, still the spiritual center of Yorubaland.

Suggested News Resources

OPINION: The African Muslims: The arrival of Islam in Guyana
According to geographer and historian, Al Bakri, Islam reached Africa by the 8th century through the trans-Sahara trade that included the Kingdoms of Mali, Kanem Bornu, Songhai and Ghana.
My Experience With Fela in Ikoyi Prison - Majemite Jaboro [interview]
Aside this, while growing I have always loved African history of the Empires, the Oyo Empire, Kanem-Bornu, Songhai, Egypt, and Fela was representing those African glories of the past. So I was really touched to go and see him.

Suggested Web Resources

Kanem-Bornu Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kanem-Bornu Empire existed in modern Chad and Nigeria.
Kanem Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
3.1 Spread of Islam in Kanem; 3.2 Mai Dunama Dabbalemi: 1203-1242; 3.
Kanem-Bornu (historical empire, Africa) -- Britannica Online
Kanem-Bornu - Xavier University of Louisiana
Kanem-Bornu and The Hausa States - Playahata
An account of the rise of the empire which at its height controlled territory from Libya to Lake Chad to Hausaland.

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