Kaédi

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Kaédi

 

a city in southern Mauritania, on the Senegal River; administrative center of Region IV. Population, approximately10, 000 (1969). It is the commercial and handicrafts center of aregion in which agriculture (millet, corn, sweet potato) is com-bined with pasture cattle breeding and the production of gumarabic.

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But his parents were to divorce, and as it would not be seemly for Daby's father to be seen raising a young child on his own, Daby was sent to live with an uncle in Djeole, in the south of the country near Kaedi, on the banks of the Senegal River.