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A radio and TV veteran in his native Guinea-Bissau, Armando Conte presents traditional and modern music of the African continent with guests and special programmes dedicated to African artists and scholars visiting the SOAS campus.
||CleanAfrica Beat: Interview with Bassekou Kouyate||Africa Beat's Armando Conte met with Bassekou Kouyate, the incredible Ngoni player from Mali, to talk about winning the 2008 BBC 3 World Music Award, playing Glastonbury, and the stories behind his album 'I Speak Fula'.||7/18/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrica Beat - Sura Susso: Kora, Tradition and Going Solo||In this episode, Africa Beat's Armando Conte meets Nottingham-based musician Sura Susso, kora player and musician from The Gambia.||4/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrica Beat: Interview with David McKenzie, CNN||Africa Beat's Armando Conte interviews David McKenzie, a CNN reporter based in Nairobi, to talk about his recent award-winning documentary 'Locked Up and Forgotten', which covers the social taboo surrounding mental illness in Kenya.||4/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrica Beat - Interview with John-Allan Namu||Armando Conte interviews award winning Kenyan television Journalist John-Allan Namu.||4/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrica Beat - Baaba Maal Part 3||Armando Conte introduces the third and final part of Baaba Maal's talk at SOAS, following up with an exclusive interview for OpenAir.fm||4/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrica Beat - Baaba Maal Part 2||Armando Conte presents the second part of Baaba Maal's talk at SOAS.||4/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrica Beat - Baaba Maal Part 1||Armando Conte presents the first part of Robin Denslow's interview with Senegalese singer, songwriter and guitar player Baaba Maal, held at the Brunei Gallery at SOAS in March 2007.||4/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrica Beat - Interview with Bonga Kwenda Part 2||Part 2 of Armando Conte's interview with Angolan superstar Bonga Kwenda.||4/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrica Beat - Interview with Bonga Kwenda Part 1||Armondo Conte interviews Angolan superstar, Bonga Kwenda. Bonga was an international athlete who was also political activist during the first civil war in Angola. He was outspoken in his anti-colonialist attitude towards the Portuguese.||4/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrica Beat - Interview with Dr. Lucy Duran||Armondo Conte interviews SOAS’ very own Lucy Duran. Dr. Duran is an educator, performer, producer, and BBC Radio 3 broadcaster.||4/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfrica Beat - Zimbabwe with Matimba||Music from Zimbabwe with Special Guest Kudaushe Matimba, a Zimbabwean musician studying at SOAS.||4/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
This podcast gives such great and RARE information while making you groove. Thank you, Mr. Conte. It is a pleasure to absorb your thoughts, interviews, and sonic selections. Please keep up the great work!