Zeinab Koumanthio Diallo is a Peul poet engaged in promoting the culture of her Guinean ethnic group. She has opened a museum in Labé, the town where she was born. Her aim is to preserve the Peul culture.
Instead of selling fruits at the market the members of Netos de Bandim dance group, dance to finance their education. Ector Diógenes Cassamá came up with this brilliant idea 16 years ago of combining traditional dances and education. Since then, his project has worked out and grown bigger and better.
Sayon Bamba, a Guinean singer, decided to start an academy in the capital, Conakry, that helps women who encounter discrimination in the male-dominated music industry.
Working as an artist in Africa is not easy: Art materials are scarce and expensive. That's why Felisberto Pereira, aka "Botodjo," a self-taught artist from Guinea Bissau found an unconventional way to produce his own art supplies.
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