Alliance Française de Mombasa

Habib Swaleh is an iconic individual whose legacy and influence on education, science and culture still lingers along the East African
coastline. The scholar-cum-herbalist was born in Comoro Islands in 1800s but later settled and thrived in Lamu, Kenya. Watch the documentary by Omar KIBULANGA preceeded by Entertainment (Poems,Spoken Word, Songs, Dance) and followed by a Panel Discussion on Tanzu Mbalimbali za Turathi za Waswahili (The Diversity of the Swahili Heritage) feat. Prof. Laila Abubakar – VC TUM, Hon. Amina Kale – MCA Lamu County & Formerly National Museums of KE, Sheikh Bahassan – Administrator, Riyadha Mosque & Islamic Center, Lamu & Mr. Rashid Mohammed – Swahili Guru & Award- winning Swahili Poet