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Funky Liberia

  Italy based, UK Funky influenced, electronic music purveyors Pepe Soup recently released the above song and video, a proud recollection of Liberian childhood punishment survival. The Italian-Liberian duo have…..

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Malaika

Rare footage of Miriam Makeba performing her standard “Malaika” (a Kenyan love song in Swahili) on Italian television in 1969.  Meanwhile, the song has been covered by a lot of…..

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Africa, Assume the Position?

I love that African artists are getting exhibition space in European galleries. But being told to “Assume Art Position” by a Milanese gallery?

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Monkey Business

On Sunday, October 17, 2010, history was made in the Italian serie A: a match was stopped due to fans’ racist chants. It happened at the Sant’Elia stadium in Cagliari…..

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Afronline

The writer Ryszard Kapuscinski once remarked that “Africa is silently dying because nobody is listening to its voice.” The good people at the Italian site Afronline does not believe that…..