Touba


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Touba

(to͞o`bä), town (1988 pop. 23,751), Diourbel prov., W Senegal. The terminus of a branch line from main Dakar-Niger RR, it is located in peanut-growing region. Touba is the religious center of the Mourides, an African Islamic Sufi brotherhood founded (1887) by Sheik Amadou Bamba Mbacke, and is the site of an annual pilgrimage commemorating his exile. The Mourides' great mosque dominates the town.
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Avant Kani, la delegation du president de l'Assemblee nationale etait a Mankono et Touba.
It provides for the realization of autonomous networks powered by hybrid solar plants with storage (photovoltaic / generators) and the installation of individual photovoltaic systems in localities of 100 to 2,500 inhabitants of the departments of Tiassal, Biankouma, Ouaninou, Minignan, Koro and Touba.
The shelters have been set up on the Zayed bin Sultan Street 137, Oud Al Touba, Hamdan bin Mohammed Street 127 and the Municipality Street 124.
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, SKMC; Al Rahba Hospital, Tawam Hospital, Mohamed bin Zayed Healthcare Centre, Bani Yas Health Centre and Oud Al Touba Diagnostic and Screening are among the facilities that have implemented the system.
If we do not return to our desks soon, we will resort to exercising escalatory steps permitted by Lebanese law," student Ali Touba said in a statement, speaking on behalf of his peers.
In Senegal, Chinese loans have financed a highway linking the capital Dakar to Touba, its second main city, and part of an industrial park on the Dakar peninsula.
Senegalese tables are famous for milk and dates, as well as local juices, and cafe touba, in addition to other essential food elements.
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A house in Beit Hanina was demolished, and another civilian was forced to self-demolish his house in Um Touba village.
To illustrate their commitment to working for humanity, Rokhaya Thiam mentioned their provision of medical services at the previous year's Maggal, the yearly meeting of members of the rival Murid Sufi order in the city of Touba. They had worked with a non-Fayda Tijani daayira and a Murid daayira to gather medicines and provide consultations.
Au Senegal, la consommation du cafe local denomme << Cafe Touba >> et de la tisane de kinkeliba est largement tres repandue dans les menages, les marches, les rues et les petits restaurants appeles << Tanganas >>.
By 944 Hijra every Sunni scholar had agreed to accept 'Touba,' (pardon) of a blasphemer, hence not putting him to death.