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Kenyan Pop Singer Ruguru - Music Time in Africa

Voa News 14 Nov 2021
current hits from Nigeria (Mayorkun), Tanzania (Rayvanny), Somalia (Nimco Happy), new music by Malian singer Rokia Kone, ...
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Red Carpet - Episode 131 | Astroworld Concert, Hakeem Kae-Kazim Film, Musician Damian Soul Speaks

Voa News 12 Nov 2021
On this episode of Red Carpet, we chat with actor Hakeem Kae-Kazim about his controversial film ‘CRACKA,’ art promoting peace in Somalia, and Tanzanian musician Damian Soul speaks to us about his music and career ... .
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A CIA fighter, a Somali bomb maker, and a faltering shadow war

Indian Express 25 Oct 2021
But in Somalia, as in countries like Yemen and Syria, the U.S ... approach in Somalia, including some military officers, say the threat to the homeland has been exaggerated and that Washington’s own policies only boost the extremists they seek to defeat ... The administration could unveil a new Somalia policy in coming weeks, some officials said ... somalia.
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Is Somalia ready for news to be broadcast in Italian again?

The New Arab 13 Oct 2021
#Somalia and #Italy maintained strong friendship based on mutual interests, trust and respect ... Following Somalia’s independence in the 1960s, its first shift was swift and bold, as the station began broadcasting Somali nationalist and irredentist music and poetry challenging the borders which the early Somali Republic had inherited.
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Cinema in Somalia returns after three decades of shut-downs and strife

The Wire Network 24 Sep 2021
“This means something for everyone including me ... She left Somalia when she was six and moved between Kenya and Uganda before settling in Cairo aged 19 ... It became an important home for Somalia’s rich storytelling tradition, hosting plays, musical extravaganzas and, in the 1980s, pan-African film festivals ... ....
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Somalis attend first movie screening in three decades

The Arab Weekly 24 Sep 2021
“This means something for everyone including me ... She left Somalia when she was six and moved between Kenya and Uganda before settling in Cairo aged 19 ... It became an important home for Somalia’s rich storytelling tradition, hosting plays, musical extravaganzas and, in the 1980s, pan-African film festivals ... The building reopened again in 2020 ... .
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Cinema returns to Somalia after decades of shut-downs and strife

New York Post 23 Sep 2021
somalia ... US launches first airstrike in Somalia under Biden ... She left Somalia when she was six and moved between Kenya and Uganda before settling in Cairo aged 19 ... It became an important home for Somalia’s rich storytelling tradition, hosting plays, musical extravaganzas and, in the 1980s, pan-African film festivals.
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Green your pension – and four other ways to lower your carbon footprint

The Observer 08 Jul 2021
There’s an estimated £2.6tn invested in UK pensions ... Photograph. Justin Paget/Getty Images ... Rabih Bashroush, a researcher at the University of East London, calculated that 5bn plays of Justin Bieber’s Despacito music video consumed as much electricity as Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Somalia, Sierra Leone, and Central African Republic did in one year combined.
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Op-Ed: Out on the high seas, when news happens no one sees it

The Los Angeles Times 25 Apr 2021
That’s why we combined our traditional journalism with an experiment in using music to bring people to our work. We created the Outlaw Ocean Music Project, an effort to help disseminate and financially support the reporting ... And for that, journalism — with an assist from music — has an urgent role to play.
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Nourin Mohamed Siddig: The African art of reciting the Koran

BBC News 09 Feb 2021
According to historian Sylviane Diouf the chants, prayers and recitation of enslaved West African Muslims, which can sound similar to that of Muslims across the Sahel region to Sudan and Somalia, may have contributed to the creation of "the distinctive African American music ...
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News-Press Now 28 Nov 2020
(TNS). Tribune News Service ... Updated at 0100 UTC (8 p.m ... SOMALIA-BOMBING.DPA _ At least seven people were killed when a suicide bomber targeted a popular restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, police said Friday. 150 by Mohamed Odowa in Mogadishu, Somalia ... ^Flor Silvestre, beloved Mexican singer, actress and musical matriarch, dies at 90< ... 1 ... .
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Matchroom sign Anthony Joshua prospect with a big name to live up to

WBN 22 Sep 2020
Ali’s family fled war-torn Somalia as refugees after her brother had already been killed ... As an amateur boxer Ali became the first female Muslim boxer to win an English Title before deciding to represent Somalia in 2017 ... “In competing for Somalia, I became the first boxer, male or female, to win an African Title for them.
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Music Matters: Rediscovering the forgotten sounds of Somalia

Arab News 17 Sep 2020
“While other African countries were going down musically and culturally in the Eighties, Somalia was going up,” says Redjeb ... The state-funded bands were frequently called on to provide live accompaniment to musical plays staged at the National Theater of Somalia.
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Talk of the town

Times Argus 27 Aug 2020
The one-day delay shouldn’t inconvenience anyone eager to hear a Burlington band whose members hail from Somalia, Tanzania and Burundi. Members of A2VT synthesize their African musical and dance roots with Western pop and hip-hop sensibilities and their songs – performed in up to eight unique languages – reflect their journey from Africa to America.
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Somali artists release UN-backed song on COVID-19 threats

Xinhua 09 Aug 2020
9 (Xinhua) -- Prominent Somali artists said Sunday they have released UN-backed new song to raise awareness about the dangers of COVID-19 in Somalia, which remains a threat across the country ... The song and music video is supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
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