Manuscripts in DjenneThe world has been focusing on the Malian city of Timbuktu and on the fate of its ancient shrines and manuscripts, but few are aware of the city of Djenné, 220 miles to the south-west. This Unesco World Heritage Site sits in the heart of the Niger delta, just 75 miles south of Sévaré, the town from which the French continue to launch air strikes into the north of Mali, where pockets of rebels are still present.

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