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Rabat beats to sound of Visa for Music

Among the many artists at this year’s Visa for Music in Rabat, a fair for music professionals from across Africa and the Middle East, was Guinea’s Sekouba Bambino, one of West Africa’s most popular…

Among the many artists at this year’s Visa for Music in Rabat, a fair for music professionals from across Africa and the Middle East, was Guinea’s Sekouba Bambino, one of West Africa’s most popular…

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The Timitar Music Festival: Fusing music from across the globe

The Timitar Music Festival in Morocco is a celebration of musical diversity and of Maghrebian culture with close to 500,000 in attendance!

The Timitar Music Festival in Morocco is a celebration of musical diversity and of Maghrebian culture with close to 500,000 in attendance!

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Essaouira beats to rhythm of Gnaoua music festival

Every year, the Morrocan city of Essaouira beats to the sound of Gnaoua, a rich repertoire of ancient African Islamic spiritual songs and rhythms

Every year, the Morrocan city of Essaouira beats to the sound of Gnaoua, a rich repertoire of ancient African Islamic spiritual songs and rhythms

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Congolese singer Papa Wemba dies during concert

Congolese singer Papa Wemba, who became a global icon for African music, has died after collapsing on stage during a concert. The event in Abijan

Congolese singer Papa Wemba, who became a global icon for African music, has died after collapsing on stage during a concert. The event in Abijan