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Ahmed Baba: Timbuktu's famous scholar

Meet Ahmed Baba, a Timbuktu medieval scholar credited with writing more than 50 books. He was one of the senior lecturers at the Sankore University which attracted students from all over the Sahel.

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Konstanze Fischer and Philipp Sandner contributed to this article. It is part of the African Roots series, a project done in cooperation with the Gerda Henkel Foundation.