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Sahal message – Songhai Blues

You would be forgiven if thought that you have heard the music on Gandadiko before, that it seems oddly familiar.…

An aural history: Mali’s big band swing

When Mali gained its independence from France in 1960, it ushered in an era of intense musical activities with the establishment of regional bands that underpinned national pride, and the evolution of big band patronage.…

Cultural preservation A global message

There has been a veritable avalanche of recordings with a clear message that have taken exception to the Islamic fundamentalist incursion in northern Mali and the ban they have imposed on music.…

Conflict hits Saharan hydrocarbons

Two separate but connected outbreaks of violence have recently affected oil and gas sector operations over a wide swath of the Sahara and Sahel.…