• Nigeria: ‘Leash on Their Tongues’

  • Nigeria: Kuti’s nightclub in Lagos closed by authorities

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Nigeria: Kuti’s nightclub closed by authorities Presumably angered by the activism of the Femi Kuti, authorities have closed the legendary nightclub and concert hall in Lagos he runs together with his family. Anyone who enters it is “risking their life”, wrote The Independent on 5 June 2009. The first time the Nigerian authorities […]
  • Radio Freemuse: ‘Music censorship in Africa 2008’

    RADIO FREEMUSE 27 February 2008 Music censorship in Africa today This 15 minutes radio report is produced specifically for African radio stations that wish to inform their listeners about music censorship – for instance on the occasion of the global Music Freedom Day on 3 March Introduction to the programme (suggestion)“If you listen carefully the next […]
  • Femi Kuti

    FEMI KUTI(Nigeria) ##PagePublishedLong## Since the beginning of the 1990ies, Femi Kuti from Nigeria has been taking up the task of his father, Fela Kuti, to speak up against corruption, mismanagement and bad governance. In July 2005, he performed at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark where he gave this interview. Watch interview Criticism and censorship doesn’t […]
  • Freemuse report on censorship in Nigeria: “Which way Nigeria?”

    FREEMUSE REPORT Jean-Christophe Servant“Which way Nigeria?” Music under Threat: A Question of Money, Morality, Self-Censorship and the ShariaFreemuse, Copenhagen, April 2003 ISSN 1601-2127 Many Nigerian musicians battle for economic and professional survival, as the NTBB (Not To Be Broadcasted) code at national radio/TV, payola, and Islamic Sharia Laws affects the freedom of musical expression in […]
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