Boubakar Diallo Telli: A Tragic death of a Great African

The tragic death of Boubacar Diallo Telli, the first general secretary of the Organization of African Unity shocked the world. What was most shocking, however, was the circumstance of his death. As his biographer Andre Lewin described it, his death took place on the 1st of March 1977 in the morning in cell 52 of... Continue Reading →


The Fulɓe call their language Pulaar or Pular in western dialects and Fulfulde in the central and eastern dialects, but the language is also known in the Western literature as Fulani, Fulah and Peul in French. Pulaar/Fulfulde is a Senegambian language spoken as a set of various dialects in a continuum that stretches across some 26 countries in West and Central Africa.... Continue Reading →

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