Author: Chioma Aso

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Malian Writers…A Female Perspective

Mali became a center for African scholarly history with the birth and success of the city of Timbuktu leading up to the colonization of Mali by the French. Even after colonization, some of the most influential and important pieces of African literature were produced in Mali. Malian writers covered topics on marriage (Mariage, on Copie […]

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Timbuktu…The City of Wealth and Truth

The first settlers in Timbuktu were the Kel Tamasheq tribes and the merchants of the Jenne tribes. The destruction of the Ghanaian empire by King Sosso caused a mass exodus of scholars to flood Timbuktu. Because of this, Timbuktu became known as the divine city- a place of knowledge, trade, and hospitality. The scholars of […]

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