Samori Toure's Mandinka resistance against the French

Feb 2019
Next in the Anti- expansionist resistance by Africa is the Samori Toure’s Mandinka resistance against the French.

Samori Toure defended his Mandinka Empire sometimes referred to as Wassoulou Empire from the French occupation and expansion in Africa from 1883- 1898 before its collapses and annexation into the French empire.

The French faced one of the stiffest resistance in the history of Europeans colonization, Samori had succeeded in establishing an empire around the upper basin of the River Niger by the year 1882, the capital was at Bissandugu, the French were not happy about the development and looked with envy at this rising empire and sought to conquer it into their colonial empire. After much persuasion by the French for Samori to surrender his sovereignty and independence to the French had failed, the French ................

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May 2017
Thank you very much from the association of the families of the the battles of Champagne (14-18:de Curières de Castelnau,Gouraud,Dupuy Montbrun d Aubignac etc…) friends of the family Gouraud.The winner of the 4th battle of Champagne had caught Samory; they kept a lot of remembers about him.