Library weekly: Nana Asmaʾu

Calligraphy of Nana Asma'u (Wikimedia Commons: Anasskoko, CC-BY-4.0)In 1793, Fulani scholar, poet and educator Nana Asma’u was born in a village called Degel in what is now Northern Nigeria. She was in particular devoted to the education of women. Her Yan Taru, a programme aimed at making education accessible to all, especially women, continues into the 21st century. Nana Asma’u is featured in our Library Weekly.