The National: British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme sheds new light on the history of Africa and Islam

The National: British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme sheds new light on the history of Africa and Islam . “At the beginning of December, a modest ceremony will be held at the National Archives of Mali in Bamako to celebrate a momentous achievement. The culmination of a nine-year project, the event will witness the handover of the final batches of about 8,000 digitised Islamic manuscripts collated from libraries and private collections located throughout Djenne, Mali one of the oldest continually inhabited towns in sub-Saharan Africa.”