Category: Biography

Sheikh Alh Ba-Kalilou Jaiteh (1935-2017) Kaur’s pre-eminent Muslim leader

Tabora Bojang Sheikh Alhaji Ba Kalilou Jaiteh was a renowned scholar born in Kaur Janneh Kunda in 1935. He descended from a devout family of scholars. His grandfather Sheikh Abdul Kadir Jaiteh was the son of a great saint, Foday Mahmoud Gillan Jaiteh who hailed from Senegal. He is the last son of Sheikh Karang…

Letter written by Diallo Telli to President Sekou Touré while in prison

“Boiro, December 24, 1976 To President Ahmed Sékou Touré Dear President, “On receiving your letter dated the 23rd, I wanted to answer it with a long, deep letter. But the new environment that was created prevents me. However, you will want to hear me on two points: a possible popular uprising and my new concerns.…