Cover Story: Protest to Liberation in Music

Music and Protest Then, Music and Protest Now: An Evolution Since The Independence Years

Music and Protest Then, Music and Protest Now: An Evolution Since The Independence Years

If there are two types of rulers in every society, that is, those who use physical force to subdue men, and those that employ beautiful things, sweet songs and funny stories, rhythm, shape and colour,...

The Anthem of Our Popular Struggle: Wimbo wa Mapambano Ya Umma

The Anthem of Our Popular Struggle: Wimbo wa Mapambano Ya Umma

1. Kupigwa na Kupokonywa Maisha      Hakutatuzuia sisi Wananchi      Kunyakua Uhuru wetu      Na haki ya jasho letu... Jasho letu X2

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What now?

What now?

Come the end of the year and we start thinking about the next.  At the turning point of the midnight hour, the cry goes out `Happy New Year`! We dance and hug and kiss and wish each other well.  Beneath all the bonhomie lies a mix of emotions - of relief, regret, anticipation, fear, uncertainty – be...

CHAI in GENEVA

CHAI in GENEVA

Allow me to share a chance experience in Switzerland which led me to profound musings about the influence of South Asian culture on our day to day lives. 

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