Dear AFRIK-IT subscribers
I am tryinjhng to contact the GTZ post harvest project in Tamale, Ghana.
The postal address is P O Box 9698. Does anyone know an e-mail address?
I shall be very grateful either for the information or a way to contact the
GTZ to get it.
Best regards. DAGG
> But I am happy to see other issues such as music in Africa being
> discussed here, or a protest on French nuclear tests... of course
> having a good sense of the amount of the conference space used.
> These other issues are important ingredients that give the tone of the
> spirit that governs the conference. They enable us to have a better
> view of the reality and understand ourselves, disarming us of
> misjudgements and promoting a 'lightness of the being' essential for a
> mature decision making. This is before all, the most important layer
> one needs to settle in order to HELP AND BE HELPED effectively. The
> Sorry if I was obvious, boring or not understandable. Of course most
> of us in this conference are after to see a better World.
> Before to go back to IT in Africa:
> By the way, in Brazil (my country) the music has very strong influence
> of African culture. We have different styles of music but most of them
> have a touch of Africa (Bossa Nova, Baiao, Xaxado, Forro) and some are
> almost 100% African (Samba, Capoeira's music and most of the folkloric
> music from Bahia State).
> Also it is in Food, Painting, Art and Artcraft, Religion, Philosophy,
> Language... At all, as Brazilians most of us has Africa in our veins.
> Doesn't matter if Brazil was founded by Portuguese (and so is the
> mother language), my family is composed by Italians and Tchecs, have
> some Japanese habits and German friends - We all still love Samba and
> Bossa Nova and the national symbol of Beauty is the 'Mulata' (the
> mixed races person, but mainly composed by Black and White).
> Yes, Africa is present there and in many other countries as we know.
> OK, OK, OK lets get back to the work.
> Best Regards to All
> Paulo Habl
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>Subject: African music
>Author: [log in to unmask] at INTERNET
>Date: 29/09/95 01:04
>Admitted that this list is mainly for discussion of
>Information technology in Africa, there has been some
>talk about Africa being invaded by Western culture.
>I myself find certain elements of African quite appealing
>to the 'Western' taste, such as 'black' music from
>South Africa, Mozambique and Angola.
>There is also *Jose Marais and Miranda* who were popular
>during the 1940s, singing folk songs of all the ethnic
>groups of South Africa. Can anyone tell me if they are
>still popular, not condemned to political incorrectness?
>I'd like to see all of these groups rediscovered and made
>known throughout the world. Hopefully a promoter will
>come along someday and do this deed.
>Best wishes to all,
>Roger Wiesenbach [log in to unmask]
Welsh Institute of Rural Studies, Penglais
University of Wales, Aberystwyth
SY23 3DD, Wales, United Kingdom
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