known as Khāli Madiakhate Kala, b. 1250/1835, d. 1319/1902
Samb (1972), 259-301.
Born in Keur Makala in the M’Bakol, of a family that had migrated from Njambur in Jolof, his primary teacher was his father. In, or shortly after, 1875 he was initiated into the Tijāniyya by Samda Diadana, a Tukulor shaykh whose silsila back to Aḥmad al-Tijānī passed through Muḥammad al-Ḥāfiẓ al-ʿAlawī. At some point he quit Keur Makala and founded the village of Aïnoumane. He came into contact with Lat Dior, his maternal uncle, a damel of Cayor, who…