- n large African black-and-white carrion-eating stork; its downy underwing feathers are used to trim garments
- A client suffering a fertility problem is sprayed with a medicinal liquid by the son of a marabout named Ciss in Sereres.
- In North Africa it produced radiant motifs: the green garden, the white breastlike curves of marabout domes, the angled cuts of shadow in street and alley, the blue haze of light .
- caliph Omar in AllAfrica.com
We're lucky, we get to keep some of what we earn on the street, not like some talibes. I want to stay here and learn until I can be a marabout myself,10-year-old Umar said with a grin.
- Atiku Abubakar in BBC News
The president said Mr Abubakar told the minister: "So the same marabout has told me that I will be President when this man (Obasanjo) dies and had given me a month that he will die, you better prepare."