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· October, 2008

Stories about Senegal from October, 2008

Lusosphere: The origins of the American Banjo in Africa

Emerson Santiago [pt] writes at Patafurdia Magazine about akonting, the musical instrument found in Senegal, Gambia, and Guinea-Bissau in West Africa. “The Portuguese colonizers and the North American slaves owners...

Senegal: Confusion about Ramadan

Ria writes about Islam and the confusion about Ramadan in Senegal: “Thus for some, Ramadan ended yesterday; for most it was today, declared a national holiday by the Government. One...

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