Guinean author Djibril Tamsir Niane dies in Dakar

APA-Conakry (Guinea)

Guinean writer Djibril Tamsir Niane died on Monday in Dakar at the age of 89.

The author of ‘Soundjata ou l’Epopee Mandingue’ (Soundjata or the Mandingo Epic) was a specialist in the history of the Mandingo Empire. 

He participated in the writing of the General History of Africa under the aegis of UNESCO.


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