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date: 04 December 2020

Mali Empire West African empire that flourished between the thirteenth century and the early sixteenth century, incorporating most of present-day Mali, Senegal, and Gambia, southern Mauritania, eastern Guinea-Bissau, and eastern Guinea. 

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Encyclopedia of Africa
Author(s):

Ari Nave

Mali arose as a small kingdom along the upper Niger River. Oral accounts state that the kingdom came into existence ...

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