The kora, the ‘sacred’ instrument of storytellers – BBC News Africa
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When Kadialy Kouyate came to the UK, he intended to be a student, but ended up being a teacher.
The Senegalese-born musician teaches in the only kora course run by a university in the country.
The kora is a stringed instrument widely played across West Africa.
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Like other post-colonial African states, the country includes a wide mix of ethnic and linguistic communities, the largest being the Wolof, Fulani and Serer peoples, and the Wolof and French languages acting as lingua francas.