• Niger: Cameroonian singer denied entry visa to hold concert

    Nigerian authorities denied Cameroonian singer Franko an entry visa to Niger on moral grounds that his current hit, ‘Coller la petite’, “violates the customs of the country”, reported music industry news portal Music in Africa on 15 February 2016. The singer was scheduled to hold a concert in Niamey on 13 February 2016. Franko’s viral […]
  • Niger: Playing his music he was risking his life

    ARTICLES ##PagePublishedLong## Niger: Playing his music he was risking his life It has only been since the peace treaties of late 2009 that it has been safe for musicians from Niger to return from exile and perform their music inside the country borders. In a review of a new album by Group Doueh from Niger, […]
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