Oumou Sangaré interview: “Africa can evolve while preserving certain traditions that are worth preserving” | Songlines
Friday, June 24, 2022

Oumou Sangaré interview: “Africa can evolve while preserving certain traditions that are worth preserving”

By Andy Morgan

Oumou Sangaré contemplates the current state of her native Mali. She speaks to Andy Morgan about how music and mogoya may be the only things that can save it. Photography by Holly Whittaker

Oumou Sangaré 6 Photo By Holly Whittaker

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