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La famille africaine


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On the centenary of the Berlin Conference, which divided
Africa into zones of European influence, John Keay presents five documentaries about French West Africa.
3: Messiahs and Marabouts
It is said that the forest people of French West Africa are attracted to Christianity, that the people of the Sahel and Savannah are mostly Muslim, and that everyone in the countryside is actually animist. John Keay considers whether animist beliefs and rituals survive in the cities and whether they affect the practice of Islam and Christianity. Contributors include
Bernard Zadi , Marcien Towa,
Alpha Blondy and Pathe Diagne Producer DAVID PERRY


Unknown: John Keay
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Unknown: Bernard Zadi
Unknown: Alpha Blondy
Producer: David Perry

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La famille africaine

BBC Radio 3, 1 November 1985 21.15

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