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Malian artist Oumou Sangaré releases new album Mogoya

By Alison Hird

In this week's World Music Matters Alison Hird reports on one of west Africa's greatest female voices - Oumou Sangaré from Mali. She has just released a new album Mogoya after an eight year break but the successful businesswoman and champion of women's rights has been as active as ever.

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