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Fran Kourouma is an author. In his first book “Notre Soleil – par les côtes du Maghreb”, he retraces his journey from Guinea Conakry to Belgium.

I am just a 25 year old man, telling what I have survived in a dark world. And as my mother says: “Only the two people who left their fields late know the hiding place of their Daba”. I left Conakry for Guinea Forestière in May…

Video: Reading of an excerpt from the book “Notre Soleil – par les côtes du Maghreb” by its author, Fran Kourouma (Summer of Globe 2021)