A group of well-known African musicians,including Tiken Jah Fakoly, Amadou and Mariam, Salif Keita, Oumou Sangare, Kandia Kora, Mory Kante, Sia Tolno, Barbara Kanam and rappers Didier Awadi, Marcus (from the band Banlieuz’Arts) and Mokobe, have recorded and released a song titled “Africa Stop Ebola” to raise money and awareness about the deadly Ebola virus. All profits from the song go to the nonprofit group Doctors Without Borders. The artists are singing in French since it is the language of the regions most affected by Ebola in Africa. The song is part of the campaign #AfricaStopEbola and can be downloaded on iTunes.
November 17, 2014