Passionate music fans and clever businessmen have discovered a market niche: Aspiring DJs sell mixes of the hottest music to larger producers who in turn sell them to matatu drivers keen on keeping their customers happy.
Kika Materula spent most of her life studying music abroad. Back in Mozambique, she founded the Xiquitsi project in 2013. Its main purpose is to bring classical music to disadvantaged children. Xiquitsi is now working towards having the first symphonic orchestra in Mozambique.
Ruben Binam's passion is music. He is a pianist. Like most Cameroonian musicians, he is facing the challenge of making a living, as music is mostly sold on counterfeited disks in the markets. Ruben's answer has been to become a producer and find ways to distribute music legally.
Have you ever heard of an all female band from a sharia ruled country? We didn't. But here they are! Eleven women living in the capital of Sudan. Singing for change. Their name is Salute yal Bannot which means Respect to the girls!
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