–Please find below the lecture given in The Gambia on January 31st, 2010 by Sherif Mohamed Haydara Al-Jilani, President of the Executive Committee, Qadriyya Association for the Revival of the Sunnah in The Gambia.
Sherif Mohamed spoke about the importance of Muslim unity and highlighted the historical and spiritual significance of Sheikh Abdul-Qadir Al-Jilani (RAA) and his notable students.
Watch the lecture (includes original Wolof with Mandinka and English translations – please note that the opening benediction was not recorded, but the audio version of the lecture is complete); 45 minutes duration:
–Please find below the lecture given in The Gambia on January 31st, 2010 by Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah, Chairman of the Board & Scholar-in-Residence at the Nawawi Foundation.
The title is “African Muslim Roots in Ancient America: Historical Vestiges of the Great Sea Journey of Mansa Kankan Abu Bakr II (ca. 712 H/1312 CE)”.
Here is the accompanying Powerpoint presentation containing Dr. Umar’s speech (edited to include only original English with Arabic translation, both by Dr. Umar) synchronized with the respective slides, 59 minutes duration:
Watch the lecture (includes original English with Arabic, Mandinka and Wolof translations – please note that minor segments were not recorded, but the audio version of the lecture is complete); 48 minutes duration:
–In addition, Dr. Umar was interviewed by Gambian TV for the program “One on One”. During this wide-ranging discussion, Dr. Umar answers a host of interesting questions. Watch the interview; 25 minutes duration: