September 19, 2016
Cameroon: Mengue Etienne Fights Albino Prejudice With Music
49-year-old Mengue Etienne lives with albinism. As a young boy he was chased out of a taxi. He turned to a police officer, who told him "albinos are evil." This experience led to… Read more »
September 08, 2016
Sudan: 'Respect to the Girls' - Meet Khartoum's All-Female Band
'Salute yal Bannot' is an all female Sudanese girl music band that is using music to advocate for womens' rights. Their songs are inspired by the struggles women are facing around… Read more »
August 17, 2016
South Africa: No Local Music for the Listeners?
Music by South African artists. That's what was supposed to make up 90 percent of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's (SABC) program. Three months after the announcement,… Read more »
April 24, 2016
Congo-Kinshasa: Renowned Congolese Musician Papa Wemba Dies
Papa Wemba, also known as "the king of Congolese rumba," has died. The 66-year-old icon of rumba rock collapsed on stage during a concert in Ivory Coast. Read more »
April 03, 2016
Uganda: Children's Choir Wows German Audience
A children's choir from Uganda makes a stopover in Bonn for the German leg of their 'Oh What Love' European tour. The church-based choir has been performing for over 10 years. Read more »
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