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Sudanese artists in exile feel the suffering the same as the victims back home

Mohamed Adam, a 32-year-old Sudanese musician, managed to bring a sense of peace to his native town of Nyala in the western Darfur region...

Sudan: Music has the power to unite people and eliminate hostility.

There were tears and feelings of nostalgia of home, but also revolutionairy chants as Mohamed Adam, a 32-year old Sudanese musician, took to the...

Dollar Brand: at 90 and still going strong

Abdullah Ibrahim: South Africa’s master pianist is going on a world tour at 90 By Christine Lucia South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim in 2014. Andy Sheppard/Redferns/Getty Images Abdullah...

Liverpool, the Gate of Hell

Poem by Dr. Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek Liverpool, You were the gate to hell So, I hate you as I hate London, Nantes and New York as well Every piece...

Slave ship TransAtlantic

Poem by Dr. Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek It was an early morning in my village When left my family in their cottage And stealthily went, as to be...

Grammy Awards: Africa finally has its own category – but at what cost?

Miriam Makeba was the first African to win a Grammy, but only when she partnered with a US star, Harry Belafonte. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images By...

From Prison Residency To Presidency

By Dr. Ahmed Gumma Siddiek I In an endless horizon, In a lonely Zone The Robben Island stood alone Amid an angry water, Where nothing to see But an endlessness angry...

Message to General Burhan of Sudan

By Dr. Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek General,  I am very fond of those stripes  On your chest and shoulder, with different sizes  ...

Peter Magubane: courageous photographer who chronicled South Africa’s struggle for freedom

Peter Magubane documented black life and resistance in South Africa. Peter Magubane/PMHA/Courtesy the Magubane family By Kylie Thomas Peter Sexford Magubane, a courageous South African photographer whose...

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