Kingdoms of Africa

By; Andrew Tao

Kingdom of Mali

Location- West Africa bordered by Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Senegal, and Mauritania

Government- Mali is a constitutional democracy governed by the constitution, it used to be under a military coup until March 22, 2012. The leader is elected by the people and serves 5 years with a max of 2 terms and a Prime Minister can appoint a president

Economy- Mali is one of the poorest countries in the world. On May 31, 1995, Mali joined the World Trade Organization. Mali's key industry is Agriculture and it mainly grows cotton.

Collapse- Mali eventually fell because of civil war within the empire and was broken down into 3 different states