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Yagbum was the capital city of the Gonja (kingdom) founded by Naba'a of the Ngbanya dynasty. Naba'a reigned from 1552/3 to 1582/3. [1]

It is now northern Ghana, near the Black Volta and was founded by the Mande horsemen (c. 1600).


  1. ^ Wilks,Ivor. Wangara, Akan, and Portuguese in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries (1997). Bakewell, Peter (ed.). Mines of Silver and Gold in the Americas. Aldershot: Variorum, Ashgate Publishing Limited. p. 30.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)