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Rap and growing your own veg in Senegal

By Emmanuelle Landais

In Senegal social activism and hip hop go together. A centre in Dakar created by one of Senegal’s celebrity rappers provides workshops on music, graffiti and photography. But one workshop that’s been embraced by the whole community develops skills that are less associated with hip hop culture.

Urban vegetable plot at the Guediawaye Hip Hop centre in Dakar Emmanuelle Landais

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Remembering those who died under Nazi Germany through memorial cobblestones

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French Metis Festival gives South African jazz singer Thandiswa Mazwai a platform, Pt. 2

French Metis Festival gives South African jazz singer Thandiswa Mazwai a platform, Pt. 1

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