Sundiata Keita was the first ruler of the Mali Empire in the 13th century C.E. He laid the foundation for a powerful and wealthy African empire and proclaimed the first charter of human rights, the Manden Charter.
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Ancient Civilizations, Geography, Human Geography, Social Studies, World History
Sundiata Keita founded the powerful Mali Empire. Known for its progressive values and their wealth, it followed the Ghana as the next great west African empire. Here are ruins from the Mali Empire, in what is now Neni, Mali.
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May 20, 2022
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