Archive | October 31, 2014

In The Wake Of Ebola, An African Music Wave Thrives

During early April, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars – one of Africa’s best-known bands to make a successful go in the United States – embarked on a tour of the country, which was booked through the summer. Just weeks after they departed, however, the Ebola virus started sweeping through and ravishing West Africa. Unable to extend their […]

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African Musicians Band Together to Raise Ebola Awareness

Song lyrics give clear advice on protection from the disease as international NGOs make unprecedented appeal for funds Some of Africa’s best-known musicians have recorded a song to raise awareness of Ebola and help people understand how they can protect themselves from the disease. The song, Africa Stop Ebola, features contributions from the Malian musicians Amadou & […]

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