Articles tagged kenya

‘City of Thorns’ Is a Clear, Painful Look Inside the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

City of Thorns is a stunning and welcome antidote to simplistic treatments of refugee crises and the equally simplistic solutions sometimes offered for them.

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Owiny Sigoma Band: Owiny Sigoma Band

Owiny Sigoma Band is less dazzling than albums that construct themselves around cresting horns, monumental voices and a series of climaxes and dramas. The charm of it lives in its corduroy texture.

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7 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Extra Golden: Hera Ma Nono

When I heard about the struggle Extra Golden went through to get their first album done, I didn't seriously think they would make a second one.

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Kenge Kenge: Introducing… Kenge Kenge

In their explosiveness they're closer to David Fanshawe's field recordings of East African rural music, the hooting bung'o horn and so forth, than the tidier benga from Shirati Jazz.

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25 Jun 2007 // 1:15 AM

Blogging catches on in Africa, despite technology limitations

NAIROBI, Kenya - In Nigeria, bloggers documented chaotic scenes at polling places in April’s presidential elections, which international observers said were marred by widespread

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Bad Graphics Are Still Impressive in ‘Spirits of Xanadu’

// Moving Pixels

"Spirits of Xanadu wrings emotion and style out of its low fidelity graphics.

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