Remarkable Africans with African Names

This is a short and subjective list of continental Africans you can name individuals or yourself after. Amina Zazzua. This sixth-century Hausa queen extended her nation’s borders to their furthest in history. Historians credit this warrior queen with being the architect of the earthen walls surrounding the city of Zaria. In addition, they credit her with introducing kola nuts into Hausa cultivation. This queen of Zazzua is remembered and referred to as “woman as capable as a man.” Askia Muhammad Toure. He was an outstanding king of the Songhai Empire. Under his military leadership, Songhai became the largest territory in … Continue reading (stay interested)