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  • Kingdoms and empires flourished in Songhay and Zymbabwe, and art and industry in Yoruba and Benin.

    DARKWATER

  • This observation reinforced my previous impression that diplomats in a remote place like Niger, where I conducted extensive field research among the Songhay people, had little comprehension of local social, cultural or political life.

    Paul Stoller: WikiLeaks and "State" Knowledge

  • None of them, as far as I could tell, spoke Songhay or Hausa, Niger's two major languages.

    Paul Stoller: WikiLeaks and "State" Knowledge

  • As the Songhay people of Niger say, it takes a very long time for a person's mind to develop.

    Paul Stoller: WikiLeaks and "State" Knowledge

  • When people spoke to me in Songhay, the script changed considerably.

    Paul Stoller: WikiLeaks and "State" Knowledge

  • In Songhay people willingly complained to me about American arrogance and ignorance -- two major characteristics of people who can be "played."

    Paul Stoller: WikiLeaks and "State" Knowledge

  • West Africa household slavery was widely known and practised in virtually all the medieval African kingdoms, Songhay, Ghana and Benin.

    ANC Today

  • In West Africa household slavery was widely known and practised in virtually all the medieval African kingdoms, Songhay, Ghana and Benin.

    ANC Today

  • Indeed, it was the ink, precious imported paper and the creative expression of African thinkers and scholars who produced and preserved for posterity manuscripts that they had written themselves, in their mother tongues such as Tamacheq and Songhay as well as others in Arabic, together with other writings that were collected from other places.

    Address at the Sa-Mali project fundraising dinner

  • The Mossi were one of several kingdoms to emerge in the political vacuum created by the fall of Songhay.

    2. Regions

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