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The Story of Africa: Ancient Ghana
Detailed look at Ghana's rise and fall.
Civilizations in Africa: Ghana
Brief history of Ghana's beginnings.
Empire of Ancient Ghana
History of Ghana that includes the story of Bida.
Ghana Empire: Koumbi Saleh
Background on Ghana's capital city.
Article about the Almoravid conquest of Ghana.
West Africa, from the Wagadu Empire to Mali's Decline
Long article about Ghana's influence; read until "The Mandingo Empire."