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· November, 2009

Stories about Music from November, 2009

One East African Musician beats all odds for a global fan base

Not many know her as Mwanaisha Abdalla but Nyota Ndogo (Kiswahili for Small Star), is a household name in East Africa. She has been collecting fans of her eclectic East...

Suriname: Seamlessness

Egypt/Gaza: “Trashy” music video clips

Macedonia: Singing Skopjans

An ad hoc choir "Singing Skopjans" performs civic activism through songs, using social media to spread their message.

Zimbabwe: Oliver Mtukudzi honoured

Zimbabwe's biggest music stars Oliver Mtukudzi was last week honoured with a 2009 Cultural Ambassador Award in San Diego in the United States.

Bangladesh: Romanian Song In Bangla Tune

Burmese Songs to be Used as Ring Tones in Thailand

Japan: British teenager becomes a YouTube star

She is British, blond, slim and cute. Her name is Beckii Cruel [ja] and, at age 14, has become an idol on the Japanese web. Beckii Cruel started to gain...

Japan: Artist and morality

Egyptians! Algerians! Wake UP!

From ferocious marketing campaigns to Facebook wars, hacking, and owl burning, the November 14th match between Egypt and Algeria has turned into an ugly war. Marwa Rakha reports from the...

Egypt: Celebrities sans Diplomacy

Bikya Masr reported two stories a couple of days apart about celebrity blunders and lack of tact. Beyonce was targeted in the first and Salma Hayek spoke out in the...

Kazakhstan: Jumyr Kylysh or Two Warriors

Bahrain: A New Old Love

Ukraine: Ruslana and Science Fiction

UK, Poland: “Basia is Back”

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