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  • blog September 2, 2016

    Pan-African Nyege Nyege Festival in Uganda

    In April 1966, Africans from around the world convened in Dakar, Senegal, in what was to become a historic celebration of African and Afro-diasporic culture. Inspired by Senegalese president Leopold Senghor’s proud vision of négritude, the First World Festival of … Read more »

  • blog July 22, 2015

    Obama’s Nairobi Music Guide

    Photo: AP President Obama will be on a tight schedule when he arrives in Nairobi, Kenya this week, but if he has time to take in some music, there will be plenty to see. To find out what’s happening on … Read more »

  • program August 8, 2013

    The Immortal ’70s

    The 1970s was a golden age for pop music around the world, and certainly in Africa. Re-releases have for the first time made some of this music available again. Georges plays songs from some of his favorites–including artists new to … Read more »

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