Alusine Jalloh

Alusine Jalloh is associate professor of history and founding director of The Africa Program at The University of Texas at Arlington. He is co-editor of Islam and Trade in Sierra Leone and The African Diaspora.

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African Entrepreneurship · Muslim Fula Merchants in Sierra Leone
By Alusine Jalloh

Between 1961 and 1978, Muslim Fula immigrants from different West African countries became one of the most successful mercantile groups in Freetown, the capital city of Sierra Leone. African Entrepreneurship, published by Ohio University Press on December 31, 1999, examines the commercial activities of Fula immigrants and their offspring in Sierra Leone.