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  • The Mossi Myth

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    Who are the Mossi? The Mossi are a diverse people whose population are greatest in ,what they consider their homeland, the central part of Burkina Faso and they also live in Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana. The Mossi is the largest ethnic group in Burkina Faso, making up forty percent of the population totaling over 6 million people. The Mossi are the second largest ethnic group in D’Ivoire totaling over 1.2 million people. A smaller population of about 160,000 Mossi live in Ghana (Mossi). The history of

  • The Negative Effects Of Globalization In Burkina Faso

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    Globalization is a major force in the world today. It is a force of progress. Some would argue that the consequences of that progress are viewed more like necessary side effects than avoidable setbacks. However, globalization can increase quality of life in places where it would have been too costly to do so before. One such place is Burkina Faso. A small country situated in western Africa just north of Ghana. In the case of Burkina Faso, the country is benefited by globalization. The improvements

  • Segni Mossi Essay

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    Wondering how to Take Kid’s Creativity to the Next Level? Read This. By mixing dance and performance art, Segni Mossi (, is taking kid’s creativity to the next level. Spread across a giant paper canvas with charcoal in hand, children begin to express themselves with carefully choreographed gestures. The drawings on the floor gradually turn into a permanent evidence of their movements. This experimental project born from the partnership between a dancer

  • How Did Sunni Ali Influence The Songhai Empire

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    three decades to expand and consolidate his hold over the empire. From Timbuktu, his armies, headed south to conquer the niger port of Jenne. The city captured after a large siege. Then in 1480, Sonni Ali attacked the Mossi states south of the Niger. Though he did not conquer the Mossi, he was able to end their threat to his expanding empire”(World History: Ancient and medieval Eras). Ali cleary conquered many parts of Africa and it helped the Songhai Empire grow bigger and make it stronger. Ali was

  • Sunni Ali Ber Research Paper

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    Brice Garcia 1/7/17 Subject-History Sunni Ali Ber Essay In this essay, I am going to tell you about Sunni Ali Ber's life. I am going to tell you about his mom and dad teaching him magic, while his dad was the only one who taught him about warfare. Sunni Ali Ber was raised by his mother's people the Faru of Sokoto, from which he learned the uses of magical powers and his type of magic that he uses is not specified. When he grew up, he went to live with his father, Madogo, the tenth king of

  • Types Of Government : The Songhai Empire : Empires And Governments

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    Type of Government The Songhai Empire was a succession of dynasties that spread through portions of present day Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Guinea, Nigeria, Niger, and Mauritania between the sixth and sixteenth centuries. At the empire’s zenith, from 1460 to 1591, the government took the form of an absolute monarchy headed by a sovereign who served as head of state, commander of the armed forces, and head of government. The central government was divided into executive ministries with responsibility

  • Burkina Faso

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    Many people think that they are very knowledgeable about the world, but many people probably have never heard of the African country, Burkina Faso. If you haven’t heard of it, maybe you’ve seen its flag. their has a red top and a green bottom with a small yellow star in the middle. It is a small landlocked country in the western region of Africa, south of the Sahara. Education is very scarce in Burkina Faso. French schools are used because it is the only way to get even a basic education. After

  • The Persian And Roman Empire

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    rising up in one region. . Takur (ca.800-1285 A.D.), Ghana (700-1200 A.D.), Mali (1237-1450 A.D.), Songhai (1460-1591 A.D.), and Kanem-Bornu (1348-1890). The Asante Empire (ca.1670-1900 A.D.), Yoruba Kingdoms (ca.1100-1830), Benin (ca. 1440-1900) and Mossi (1200-1900 A.D.). Even though not at the same time, the fact that it was able to unify its people so quickly is remarkable. Being able to read about so many achievements is astonishing. And it’s not just one area of Africa, but all over. Now when some

  • The Impact Of Globalization On Family Systems In Africa

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    world particularly in developing countries including Africa and for that matter Ghana is cultural integration, sometimes referred to as cultural imperialism. As a form of cultural integration, globalization has been identified as the vehicle that is shifting societal relationships and eroding indigenous cultures within societies. Bigombe and Khadiagala argue that, although Globalization has created a vast range of opportunities, the notion has “further diminished the possibilities for meaningful

  • West African Kingdoms Essay example

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    Mali was founded by the Mande people of the upper Niger River, famous for their weaving, mining and architecture. By the close of the fourteenth century, the Mali empire had achieved greater wealth and power than Ghana. Civil warfare, attacks from Mossi and Songhay, and the arrival of the Portuguese in Africa mortally reduced Mali's power. The third of the great kingdoms of the West, Songhay, began in the early eight