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FELACANTATION

JOHANNESBURG: Femi Koya, “the real Makoya”, widely known for his embrace of indigenous sounds, will stop at nothing to celebrate African music. The Nigerian born South African Saxophonist and Singer

FELA KUTI AND THE KALAKUTA QUEENS PREMIERES TONIGHT IN PRETORIA

Pretoria – The cast members of Fela and the Kalakuta Queens are ready to dish it out hot, hot, hot to South Africans when the musical premieres at the South

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ACCLAIMED NIGERIAN MUSICAL ‘FELA AND THE KALAKUTA QUEENS,’ IS HEADING TO PRETORIA

The South African State Theatre will host the musical, which highlights the lives of Fela Kuti’s 27 wives. The legendary musical, which is set to make its first appearance in

HOW FELA KUTI CAME TO BE CELEBRATED BY THOSE HE SANG AGAINST

The Nigerian icon was harassed, censored and imprisoned for singing truth to power. Today power celebrates him. Every time I see politicians and statesmen honouring Fela Kuti, I chuckle to

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FELA’S MUSIC CAN DECOLONISE INTERNATIONAL LAW IN AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES

International law in African universities is still taught within a rigid Eurocentric context. Changing this is important, but also incredibly difficult given how entrenched the current approach is. Surprisingly Nigerian

A TOUR OF FELA KUTI’S HOUSE, KALAKUTA MUSEUM

Have you ever wondered what Fela Anikulapo Kuti‘s residence looks like or imagined walking around Kalakuta Republic, knowing full well that this was once where the Abami Eda lived and

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FEMI KUTI’S VIEWS ON HIS FAMOUS FATHER “FELA KUTI”

Nigeria Diaspora Television’s Adetunji Omotola interviews singer, songwriter and musician, Femi Kuti, about his music and its impact, his views on his famous father Fela Kuti, who died 20 years

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PROF. LUMUMBA STORMS FELABRATION 20 YEARS AFTER FELA PASSED ON

by Encomium Renowned, erudite speaker, Kenya’s Prof. P. Lumumba, will be the Main Speaker at this year’s “FELA DEBATES”, the Symposium/Lecture segment of the annual FELABRATION. He will be speaking

TRIBUTE TO FELA KUTI WITH FEMI KOYA ON SABC MORNING LIVE

SABC Morning Live paid tribute to FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI by reflecting on his life and legacy. SABC Morning Live spoke to Richard Nwamba of African Connection and Femi Koya. Richard

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20 years gone, tribute flows for Fela

Today is the 20th year since Afrobeat legend and activist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti passed away. The legendary singer, composer and multi instrumentalist died on August 2nd, 1997. Nigerians remember Fela