The main reason for the fall of the Songhai Empire was ?
The Songhai Empire started to weaken during the end of the reign of Askia Muhammad. In 1590, the emperor was invaded by the Moroccan army in search of gold. Even though the Moroccan soldiers were few, they managed to win since their guns could not be compared with the arrows and bows used by the Songhai Empire’s army. That led to the fall of the empire.