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Tanzania’s opposition leader on reggae, resistance and his own resurrection

Sixteen bullets and 27 operations later, Tanzania’s main opposition leader has recovered from a brutal assassination attempt – and is now in the middle of an even bigger fight

Tanzania’s opposition finds that forming a united front is not so easy

Having missed the chance to form a coalition, a so-called ‘endorsement’ may be the next-best step

Soon we’ll find out who is the real revolutionary: Marley and the birth of Zimbabwe

The iconic concert to celebrate independence in Zimbabwe would prove to contain a warning

The story behind Bob Marley’s Zimbabwe

Gibson Mandishona on how he helped compose a reggae classic

‘Cover versions’ that are totally original

A brick of a book on reggae record sleeves shows how the artwork reflects the history of Jamaica.

Busy Signal: Evolution rather than revolution

We are used to this now: a barnstorming, fire-eating raggamuffin DJ who, midway through his career, discovers dancehall's conscious roots.

Late reggae icon Peter Tosh receives Jamaican honour

Twenty-five years after his murder, Jamaica's government has honoured the contributions of firebrand reggae artist Peter Tosh.

All hands on the decks

The Admiral wows locals in Jamaica and gets the opportunity to sharpen his reflexes in the dancehall.

The chameleon of dancehall

Sizzla, who has had to adapt to survive in the cut-throat Jamaican ­reggae ­market, is in South Africa to perform.

Happy birthday, Bob, love Africa

Bob Marley's 67th birthday provides an opportunity to reflect on reggae's love affair with Africa.

Virgo is a born star

Jamaican teen sensation appears out of nowhere with full-blown musical skills while established duo Sly and Robbie return with a new album.

Rhetorical Rasta

<em>Percy Zvomuya</em> and <em>Karabo Keepile</em> speak to Jamaican dancehall artist Sizzla Kalonji.

Captain Creole

Jamaica is the cradle of reggae and its offshoot, dancehall. Yet outsiders appropriate it.

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Disrupt the corrupt

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