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Everybody’s courtyard

A neighbour at our courtyard left for Bamako not too long ago. He told us that he would be staying there for a while. Since he has the habit of staying up late and putting his TV out on his … Continue reading

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The streets belong to everybody

‘Did they ask you for permission?’ Ibrahim asks, returning home one day. ‘Permission? What for?’ I replied in surprise. ‘You’ll see’, he said when we walked to the courtyard gate. ‘Oh no, are they having another party?’, I asked noticing … Continue reading

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Christmas in Mali…

With over 85% of the Malian population being Muslim, you won’t find much of a Christmas atmosphere. With no Christmas trees or decorations to be found and warm sunlit days I found it hard to realize Christmas was coming up. … Continue reading

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