South Africa: Musicians Pay Tribute to Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela
Prominent names from the South African music industry came together to pay a musical tribute to Hugh Masekela. The jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist died on Tuesday after a… Read more »
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 »
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