The 10th London African Music Festival began on Friday 14th September and if you haven't yet had a chance to check out any of the performances, you still have time. The following shows are taking place between now and the festival close on Saturday 29th September:
Guinea-Bissau's independence was recognised today in 1974, almost a year after it was declared on September 24th, 1973.
Flora Gomes is a multi-award winning filmmaker from Guinea-Bissau. Below are clips from his first feature film (and first fiction film made in Guinea-Bissau), Mortu Negra (Those Whom Death Refused) and from his 2002 Nha Fala (My Voice).