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  • blog July 6, 2017

    Announcing: Afropop Closeups Season Two

    The second season of the Afropop Closeups podcast series presents intimate stories of the struggles and triumphs of human life in Rwanda, Nigeria, Haiti, the Bahamas and the African diasporas of Greece, the U.K., Paris, New York and San Francisco. … Read more »

  • blog June 15, 2017

    Ian Brennan on Social Justice and the Power of Songs

    Photos by Marilena Umuhoza Delli Ian Brennan is a Grammy-winning producer, whose set of recordings on the Zomba Prison Project  in Malawi put his work on our radar, and was featured in the Afropop program, “Off the Beaten Track in … Read more »

  • review January 23, 2017

    Jinja

    The Nile Project encompasses a big idea: fostering solidarity among a hugely diverse set of peoples and societies living on or near the world’s second largest river. Environmental stewardship is central to the mission, complicated by the fact that 11 … Read more »

  • interview September 22, 2016

    Ian Brennan on the Zomba Prison Project

    Ian Brennan is the intrepid producer behind the 2015 Grammy-nominated Zomba Prison Project, a groundbreaking recording session in a maximum security prison in Malawi. The original album, I Have No Everything Here, and the 2016 follow up release, I Will … Read more »

  • blog August 3, 2016

    Save Marie-Claire: Young Daughter of the Good Ones’ Songwriter at Immediate Health Risk

    Adrien Kazigira, the gifted Rwandan poet, musician and primary songwriter for Kinyarwanda-language trio the Good Ones, brings us some sobering news; his 11-year-old daughter Marie-Claire is suffering from a dangerous brain and eye tumor. A shy girl and a good … Read more »

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