Gerbert van der Aa

Gerbert van der Aa (1968) is a Dutch journalist, writer, editor and Africa-consultant.

Specialties: Articles and books on North- and West-Africa


Gerbert van der Aa
North- and West-Africa

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MALI -  In comic strips Timbuktu is the end of the world, and the Tuareg who live there have been attracting westerners for centuries. With minimal means they survive in the Sahara, heroically fighting the colonial occupation. Volkswagen named a car after them.