Barmani Choge: The last of the strong ones

The death of Hajiya Sa’adatu Aliyu popularly known as Barmani Choge was a phenomenal loss to women and to traditional Hausa Music. The death recent of iconic Hausa singer Barmani Choge perhaps marks the end of an era. Not only was her brand of Amada music peculiar,... read more

Carnival Fever

Barranquilla’s annual carnival is one of the biggest in the world and has been going on for as long as anyone can remember. One Colombian’s hunts for her costume makes for interesting reading. Shadia Cure, 28, has a dilemma. She needs a costume for the annual... read more