Timbuktu

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a city in central Mali near the Niger river

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In Masks, particularly, he makes a wide range of references to such African empires as Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Benin, Congo and Chad; such African towns as Axum, Timbuctu, Ougadougou, Takoradi and Kumasi; such African personalities as Chaka, Osai Tutu; such African gods as Ogun, Damballa, Olodumare, Tano; the tropical Rain Forest; the Fauna and Flora of Africa, its history, legends, myths and mores.
You would think tomorrow's Standard Life Loch Lomond tournament was the Timbuctu Open instead of one of the best fields of the year.
the Nile silica glass and brittle Sahara, Timbuctu, Gao the hills of Ahafo, winds of the Niger, Kumasi and Kiver down the coiled Congo and down that black river that tides us to hell
This is being joined with the Rebstock finding aid, Segou holdings at the Bibliotheque Nationale, the collection at the Centre Ahmad Baba in Timbuctu and Nigerian manuscripts at the Northwestern University Library in a data base that will finally include at least 25,000 notices.