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Slavery and ice cream at the Waterfront

Not today’s music break. No matter how big your star or fan-base is in Zimbabwe, Gabon or francophone Europe, if you intend to rap about slavery while eating an ice…..

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Independence August

Since we’ll be on break for a minute (details tomorrow) when the following central African countries celebrate their independence days, let’s do a quick roundup for Central African Republic, Congo…..

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Ali Bongo loves America

Ali Bongo, the new, very corrupt Life President of Gabon (as we know a favorite destination  of  Newsweek’s editors and Jay Z) was in Washington D.C. last week to meet the…..

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'Africa's burgeoning middle class'

At least 313 million Africans–that’s one in three Africans–can be defined as middle class, according to the African Development Bank. If you earn between $2 and $20 a day ,…..

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Dictators and Pop Stars

Yesterday pop star Nelly Furtado tweeted that she had performed privately for Gaddafi’s family, had earned US$1 million, but was feeling so bad that now she would donate the money…..

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Music Break

“Après Tintin au Congo j’ai lu Sarkozy à Dakar / 50 minutes d’insultes… accusé à la barre / Blague à part, un fantasme d’il y a 400 ans / Une…..