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Muṣṭafā Zaghlūl b. al-Sanūsī
(102 words)

b. 1938.


Nasīm al-ṣabā, 195; Bidmus (1972), 218-22, 241.


Born in Ikirun, he studied at al-Ilūrī’s Arabic Training Centre 1955-9 and was a teacher there 1960-9. In 1965 he visited Saudi Arabia and a number of other Arab countries, and soon after published three Arabic books on political and religious issues under the pen name Abū Riḍwān. In 1970 he established his own school, called Madrasat Dār al-Isʿād wa’l-Irshād at Mushin, a suburb of Lagos.


1. al-Marʾa bayn al-ḥijāb wa’l-sufūr.

Publ. Beirut, 1966.

2. Miftāḥ al-…

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“Muṣṭafā Zaghlūl b. al-Sanūsī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 26 March 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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