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Summoning Afrobeat’s Rhythmic, Rebellious Force to the Stage
By BEN SISARIO, Published: August 5, 2008, NYTimes

The shrine took shape between rehearsals, with statuettes and bottles of water and palm wine laid on the side of the stage. In Yoruba and English it was proclaimed that the honoree, who had died one day short of 11 years before, remained in spirit.

But this impromptu blessing last Friday for “Fela!,” a new Off Broadway musical, did not truly become a tribute to the show’s namesake — the Nigerian bandleader and political gadfly Fela Anikulapo Kuti — until the band kicked in and the 20-odd members of the cast and crew took the stage and gave themselves over to spontaneous dance.

Mr. Kuti, who died of AIDS in 1997 at 58, was the king of Afrobeat, a musky hybrid of African rhythms and American jazz and funk, and his songs — 15, 20, 40 minutes long — have coaxed many feet to the dance floor. Defiant and irreverent in politics, he also used his music and fame to denounce corruption and ridicule those he called the world’s “vagabonds in power.” That he was repeatedly jailed and beaten for his opposition only quickened his route to becoming a modern African folk hero.

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Media urged to help consolidate democracy

Koforidua, Aug. 11, Ghanadot/GNA - Mr Emmanuel Quaye-Sowah, Eastern Regional Director of National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), has reminded the media of their role to consolidate democracy to ensure peaceful Election 2008..


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GT sale is open and transparent - president's spokesperson

Accra, Aug. 11, Ghanadot/GNA – The Office of the President has stated that there has not been any underhand dealing in the sale of Ghana Telecom (GT) to the strategic investor, ...
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