Early East African states Around the same time, a major agrarian civilization arose in the Northern Horn, popularly known as D’mt. This mysterious kingdom flourished from the tenth to the fifth centuries BCE. They formalized and intensified their trade relations with Egypt.
Which ancient African kingdom was located in Eastern Africa?
Buganda, powerful kingdom of East Africa during the 19th century, located along the northern shore of Lake Victoria in present-day south-central Uganda. Buganda’s insistence on maintaining a separate political identity contributed to Uganda’s destabilization after that country reached independence in 1962.
What were the major kingdoms of East Africa?
Further south was the region of Nubia, now northern Sudan, which was home to the kingdoms of Kerma, the first Nubian kingdom, and then Kush, a kingdom formed around the infrastructure abandoned by the Egyptians.