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Zebala, A Village in Mali

I was going through my old diaries the other day and I found entries from a trip to the south of Mali in Africa some years ago.

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WOLE SOYINKA Season poem

Rust is ripeness, rust. And the wilted corn-plume. Pollen is mating-time when swallows weave a dance.

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Discover shopping in Mali : Medina Coura Market Bamako

Medina Coura market is a bit like an iceberg. The bit you see from the street is just the tip – it goes for what seems like kilometres back from the road with windy passageways between the myriad stores.

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Mali wedding blues

Last weekend we had a wedding just half a block away from my apartment. First I knew of it was the drums the night before.

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