My 42nd EUIV run: Timbuktu.
While I already had played with the most popular West African tags, respectively Songhai, Mali and Wagadugu-> Mossi, and one of their most important goals was to get a hold of Timbuktu, this time, however, I decided to start with the Tuareg Timbuktu kingdom itself and overcome other powers struggling for the dominance of West Africa. So yeah, this is how I imagine a Tuareg Empire based in Timbuktu would look like. If I had taken Air, I would have pushed more into Fezzan and Kanem Bornu, well, that's maybe for another day.
The 1st and main goal for me was to destroy Songhai, the longer I let them live, the stronger they would become militarily, so I had to deal with them as soon as possible. I allied with Katsina, who willingly joined my war even though they lost and had to give one of their provinces to Songhai. It was necessary though, as it gave me time to take Gao and a few other provinces. Songhai was allied to Mali, but they were no use for them, they were plagued with rebels and by occupying a few provinces, they agreed to pay me reparations.
I had made one big mistake though, I had spent all my mana on devving Timbuktu to get Feudalism, but I hadn't noticed that it already had appeared in Songhai's Gao that I was about to conquer. To alter this loss a bit, I decided to humiliate my other rival Djenne.
Now that my truce with Songhai was over, I decided to not waste any time and fully annexed them. After that I fought wars with Air, Mali and Mossi kingdoms. I conquered all of them, except for Mossi kingdoms, I made Zandoma as my vassal and fed the remaining Mossi lands. After these wars, I was undoubtedly the dominant power of West Africa. I just had to kick out the Europeans from the coast and push into Morocco. I decided against conquering it all and stopped at the Atlas mountains.
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My vassals: Tlemcen, Kaabu, Zandoma, Katsina, Wadai.
My allies: Spanish Mexico that refused to declare independence war for like a century.
Austria is Hussite.
Chile is under a Brazilian PU.
Epirus somehow survived in Malta and Corfu in Cyprus. The Ottomans actually tried to conquer Corfu, but ended up losing their hegemony lol.