WATCH: Life in Kano City Circa 1949

By ZODML on Thu, 24/04/2014 - 18:00

British Pathé, a producer of documentaries and newsreels from 1910 to 1970, recently uploaded 85,000 films to its YouTube channel, including this fascinating clip of Kano City in 1949. The video features the traditional Hausa architecture of the city, its famous groundnut warehouses, and the Emir of Kano at the time, Abdullahi Bayero:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4zok1NjNBU Liked the clip? Learn more about the history and culture of Kano in our Discover Nigeria article of the week. Image source

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