Senegal

Aminata MAÏGA KA

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MAÏGA KA
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Rokhayatou Aminata
Female
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French
Sénégal

Khadi FALL

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FALL
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Khadi
Female
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French
German
Sénégal

Ken BUGUL

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BUGUL
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Ken
Female
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French
Senegal

Ken BUGUL (pen name of Mariètou Mbaye Biléoma) is the Senegalese-born writer whose pen name means “one who is unwanted.” Her first novel, Le baobab fou [The Abandoned Baobab: The Autobiography of a Senegalese Woman], investigated post-colonial identity for a young African woman in Belgium. Bugul has headed the African region section of the International Planned Parenthood Federation, as well as convening writing workshops in underprivileged areas, and organizing other cultural outreach.

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