African singers unite to record the song Africa Stop Ebola

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:46 -- jphil

Paris, 27th October 2014. A collective of African musicians have come together to record a song to help raise awareness about Ebola in Africa. The song, entitled “Africa Stop Ebola”, features the singers Tiken Jah Fakoly, Amadou & Mariam, Salif Keita, Oumou Sangare, Kandia Kouyate, Mory Kante, Sia Tolno, Barbara Kanam and rappers Didier Awade, Marcus and Mokobe.

Radio host shot dead during live broadcast

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 13:41 -- jphil

October 15, 2014. Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that activist and radio programme host Atilano Román was shot dead while presenting his weekly programme on Radio Fiesta Mexicana in Mazatlán, in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, on 11 October.