New in the ASCL Africanist Blog: In Memoriam: Ousmane Dan Galadima (1927-2018)

On 5 October, Ousmane Dan Galadima, a leader of the Sawaba movement and commander of its guerrilla army, died in Madaoua, Niger. Dan Galadima was one of the most important leaders of Sawaba, the nationalist movement that formed Niger’s first autonomous government during the struggle for independence. 'Niger has lost a remarkable son', Sawaba expert Klaas van Walraven writes in the ASCL Africanist Blog.