Mancala & Oware Games

If Africa were a nation, then Mancala would be the National Game of Africa. There are hundreds of versions of Mancala played throughout Asia and Africa. Played to a high level in West Africa and the Caribbean, Oware Mancala is now a familar sight across Europe and America. Mancala is played to international competition level but is simple to learn and is a fascinating game with hidden depths for both adults and children alike.

From 17.49

Due 28/04/2015

Due 28/04/2015

Due 01/10/2015

Classic starter Oware set from Ghana with either Gye Nyame, Sankofen or Akoben symbol

Classic starter Oware set from Ghana.

Extended Pencil Oware game - with stores at either end for the captured seeds

Oval Oware board. Hollows for captured seeds in front of each player


Due 28/04/2015

Due 28/04/2015


New product not yet available

Stunning circular Oware board with handle and impressive carved relief exterior.

Fantastic low Table Oware with carved Elephant stand

4 rank Mancala game of great complexity from East Africa. Known as Bao in Kenya/Tanzania, Omweso in Uganda.

Carved Oware Table with Gye Nyame symbol stand


New product due 28/04/2015



Ashanti Stools to accompany your Oware Table

Spare playing pieces for Oware and other Mancala games



The History of Board Games

To learn more about the History and types of Mancala and Oware, visit the Online Guide to Traditional Games.


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