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Africa Mix

Host Emmanuel Nado visits with singer/songwriter, performer, social activist, and panafricanist Angelique Kidjo, one of the most recognizable and influential names in Africa and the world, and shares cuts from her new CD, “Eve”– dedicated to the Women of Africa to their resilience and their beauty.  Africa Mix ~ Thursday 6/19/14 ~ 9-11pm.

Africamix celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela and pays tribute to the man who captured the world imagination and became the symbol of endurance, dedicating his life to the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities.   Join hosts Emmanuel Nado and Edwin Okongo on Thursday evening from 9-11.

 Tune in this Thursday to Africa Mix, when Emmanuel Nado's guest will be Ethiopian-born, San Francisco-based singer songwriter Meklit Hadero.

Meklit erupted to national notice with the 2010 release of her CD "On a Day Like This" bringing her music to a whole new audience.  She performs next Friday, March 23rd at the Herbst Theater for SFJazz.  Hear her on KALW this Thursday at 9pm.