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African musicians mine a rich vein of history

African musicians of today are more than just singers banging out a beat for people to dance. They tackle pressing issues using ancient musical traditions, keeping alive the spirit of West Africa's griots. They too are the oral story-tellers and poets who have always been the continent's historians and commentators.

An open solution to healthcare

A group of musicians, among them Grammy-winning singer Youssou N'Dour and South African-born producer Gavin Hardkiss, have created an album to raise funds for wider distribution of open source software among health workers in Africa.

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