Sikasso


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Sikasso

 

a city in Mali; capital of the Sikasso region. Population, 23,000 (1969). Sikasso is a highway junction and the trade center of an agricultural region where cotton, grains, and peanuts are grown and livestock is raised Sikasso has cotton-ginning and rice-hulling plants. Construction materials are produced in the city.

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Chapter 1 establishes the local context of Sikasso and describes how French officials turned to elder men to help them identify discrete ethnic groupings.
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The Minister of Economy and Finance, on behalf of the Government of Mali, told the president of the Islamic Bank his country wants to get financing to a number of important new projects such as the rehabilitation of the Sevare-Gao road; the drinking water supply in Bamako from the town of Kabala; ZEa[c]goua Sikasso Highway; the construction of the road of DidiEa[c]ni-Goumbou-Nara-Mauritania border and the post-conflict reconstruction of northern areas.
She discusses how myths and stories of marriage in the Sikasso region illustrate its role in maintaining political community stability and ideas of just behavior; gender justice during the period of 1905 to 1912, when women could divorce husbands, break the bonds of slavery, and make claims against patriarchal authority; the subsequent period, when marriage involved the identification and reification of the African family unit and a focus on patriarchal authority; generational differences regarding marriage and patriarchal authority in the 1930s, and the passing of the Mandel Decree to establish minimum ages of consent for women and men; domestic violence; and the limits and possibilities of marriage as an aspect of state-making in the 1950s to independence.
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