Awesome Tapes From Africa Weekend

March 9, 2013

Collection - Taxi Driver (Ghana)

This entertaining and enlightening sit-com about a taxi driver running around Accra was a massive hit in Ghana.

Live Music Show - Classic Sudanese Music on TV

It doesn't get any better than this! The music of Sudan is as varied as the country is large

Live Music Show - Garmy Mint Abba from Mauritania

Zone out to one of the great female vocalists of Mauritania's sprawling musical scene.

Doc - Free Namibia (1978)

Shocking and moving documentary we see the terrible living conditions and racism under which the Black majority lives in Namibia

March 10, 2013

Collection - Hausa Film and TV Music

You've probably never heard music like this before... enjoy!

Collection - The Real Somalia

Too much misinformation and dramatic news coverage have left Somalia, one of Africa's most culturally complex nations out in the cold

Live Music Show - Pop Music of Pre-War Somalia

Somali music in the 1970s and 1980s exploded with diversity and grand styles.

Collection - Tigrayan People's Liberation Front music videos

Videos and music from the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front in reaction to the brutal and oppressive Derg movement in the mid 1970s

Collection - Eritrean freedom songs by the Eritrean People's Liberation Front

Eritrea's separation from Ethiopia and the ensuing border dispute began in the late 1980s and continues to this day.

Doc - Zimbabwe: State of Denial

Zimbabwe is and has been a messed up place, Rageh Omaar helps you understnd why.