Dikwa, the capital chosen by Rabah (see below), lies in the German part of Bornu.
Bornu and Haiti may have attractions for some; but for us, none whatever.
Beriberi (or Berberi) is the name given them by the Hausa (see Bornu).
From that date British Bornu has been under administrative control.
A fortnight later they reached Kukawa, the capital of Bornu, once a great Mohammedan empire.
In ancient times the province of Katagum formed the debateable country between Bornu and the Hausa states.
The people of Bornu had a large infiltration of Berber blood, but were predominantly Negro.
Its northern emirates were for a long time subject to Bornu, and its customs are nearly assimilated to those of Bornu.
Ibn Khaldun speaks of it as the capital of Bornu and as situated on the meridian of Tripoli.
He was of Bornu birth, but had been captured when a boy, and taken into the service of the Sultan of Turkey.