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the Grand Mosque in Touba

Ukrainian Immigrants in Touba

November 10th 2007
Finally, after three months of looking forward to it, we made it to Touba. Touba is not a tourist destination, nor is there anything to do there. It just so happens that I think it's one of the most fascinating cities in Senegal. It was founded by Cheikh Amadou Bamba in the early 1900s as the center of his brotherhood, the Mourides. After being exiled to both Gabon and Mauritania, the French fi ... read more
Africa » Senegal » Diourbel Region » Touba

Senegalese Flag Independent from France in 1960, Senegal joined with The Gambia to form the nominal confederation of Senegambia in 1982. However, the envisaged integration of the two countries was never carried out, and the union was dissolved in 1989. Despite peace... ... read more
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