Wiyaala AKA 'The Young Lioness of Africa', is the personification of modern Africa - creative, brave, strong and beautiful. Her name, Wiyaala, literally translates to "the doer" in Sissala, her tribal language in which she sings alongside English, and perfectly describes her approach to life. Frequently compared to Angelique Kidjo and Grace Jones, Wiyaala's music is truly Afro-Pop fusing her African roots with contemporary world Pop music.
23 Nov 2015
Society & Culture · Places & Travel Rosie Motene
What challenges do musicians in the Democratic Republic of Congo face? Rosie Motene speaks to DRC-based musicians Mapumba Cilombo and Grace Kelly about their music, their hindrances and just why they love their country so much.
Rosie Motene takes you to Liberia. She speaks with Patrice Juah, one of the 500 young and innovative Africans to participate in US President Barak Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative. Patrice reveals more about her life as an activist in Liberia, how she's uplifted so many girls, founded a business…