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Benin City Earthworks

Edo , Nigeria Situated on a plain, Benin City was enclosed by massive walls in the south and deep ditches in the north. Beyond the city walls,

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Ait Benhaddou

Nestled in the rugged fringes of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco’s deep south, the fortified kasbah of Aït Benhaddou is one of the country’s most

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The Jewish Quarter of Essaouira

Essaouira, Morroco The presence of Jewish tradesmen helped shape the character of Essaouira in Morocco. Traces of the portʹs Jewish heritage are evident to this

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The Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela

The northern Ethiopian town of Lalibela contains the highest concentration of rock-hewn churches in the country. Constituting the major pilgrimage site for followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church,

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Kumasi

KUMASI, GHANA Kumasi was established by Osei Tutu, the first king of the Ashanti empire. The city was at the center of the empire’s national

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Djenne

DJENNÉ (11TH OR 13TH CENTURY- ) Djenné, Mali Djenné grew into an entrepôt between the traders of the central and western Sudan and those of Guinea’s tropical

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Timbuktu

Home of the prestigious Koranic Sankore University and other madrasas, Timbuktu was an intellectual and spiritual capital and a centre for the propagation of Islam

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Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

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