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Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

Alex Tetteh-Lartey had a great pleasure of meeting Miriam Makeba. One of Africa's best known artists, a singer with a truly international reputation.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

Todays programme has news of the latest devolopment in the perennial entertainment of the travelling theatre and a chance to hear some of the earliest African music, the songs for babies and small children.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

No one likes to be the bearer of bad news, but in this programme Alex Tetteh-Tartey pays respect to to the memory of two notable Africans. Docteur Nico, who must be one of the most popular musicians ever to come from that home of popular music, Zaire.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

Todays theme is church music of the Youruba in Nigeria. Dr Akin Euba, the Nigerian Musicologist as well as the pianist of note. He taught African culture at the Universities of Ife and Lagos where he's the Director of the Centre for Cultural Studies.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

This programe is about Patrick Mweemba, an artist from Zambia. He sculpts, he prints with a viriety of tecniques and he prints in watercolours. As a young man he earned his living as a bank clerk attending art classes in his spare time.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

It is a haunting voice of the Ghanaian poet, Kofi Anyidoho who was a second prize-winner on 'Arts and Africa' poetry competion in 1981.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

Alex Tetteh-Lartey introduced artists and music from Gambia. The exhibition of contemporary Gambian artists took place in the capital, Banjul. Toni Sise, Secretary General of the Club that organized the exhibition explained to Baboucar Gaye all.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

David Bradshaw visited open air art gallery which is found at Tassili Plateau in south eastern Algeria, and wrote a report about the hauntingly beautiful works of art.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

Paddy Brew a Ganaian Poet who began writing poetry in 1975. He's been talking to Patrick Quarcoo about his style and why he has adopted it. While Neville Harms talks with Bai T. Moore from Liberia, who made his name with his dectective story 'Murder In The Cassava Patch'.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

"Biko" by Peter Gabriel was a song about the South African Black Consciousness leader, Steve Biko. In 1982 he helped set up WOMAD, the festival of the world of Music, Arts and Dance.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

This programme is about the regular guest on the programme, John Collins from Ghana who talks about his new album and his music.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

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Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

This programme is about a month long season of events focusing on the Islands of Mautatius, the Seychelles and the Indian Ocean which covers many aspects of the region's culture including music at London's Africa Centre.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

Arts and Africa had the pleasure of speaking with Afewerk Tekle, Ethiopia's outstanding and internationally acclaimed artist, who was givin the honourary title Maitre Artiste returned home to Addis Ababa from a tour of the United States where he was raising funds for famine relief in Ethiopia.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

This is a visit to the Africa Centre Art Gallery in London where a rather extraordinary exhibition is taking place. Ethiopia is photographed and filmed as a land of famine.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

Jimmy Katumba one of the best known voices from Uganda opened this programme with a song called 'Tube Bafumbo'.  Then the programme speaks with two people who have been attending the exhibition that is called "The Art that Survives: Uganda 1960's to 1980's.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

This programme is about congratulating a Ghanaian actor David Ato Dontoh, who's been given the 1984 Best Actor Award by the Entertainners, Critics and Reviewers Association of Ghana.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

Lucy Duran ofthe British National Sound Archives and Farah Eissa Mohammed a TapeLibririan in the University of Khartoum's Institute of African and Asian Studies talk about popular music in Sudan.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

This edition is about news of an original play for children, photography and Masquerades.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

This edition looks at the diversity of different cultures i terms of music, paintings and sculptures in East Africa.

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