Sentence Examples with the word BUSSA

He started as, before from the Gambia, reached the Niger, sailed down the river past Timbuktu, and on the eve of the successful accomplishment of his undertaking lost his life during an attack on his boat by the natives at Bussa (Nov.

Disregarding the British treaties, French officers concluded others with various chiefs, invaded Bussa and established themselves at various points on the Niger.

In 1826 Bussa was reached from Benin by Hugh Clapperton, and his servant Richard Lander.

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Some distance below this confluence are the Bussa rapids, which can only be navigated with considerable difficulty.