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News Libya » Music: From outspoken rapper to refugee, the turbulent life of MC Swat

News channel or source: http://www.middleeasteye.net/in-depth/features/mc-swat-rapper-fled-libya-1123897359
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The 30-year-old is well-known on Libya's rap music scene, yet his fame could not save him from the turbulent turn his life would soon take. According to Youssef, his life in Libya had become a nightmare, with militant groups threatening him because he ...

News Libya » Music: I don’t care if people think helping Libyan returnees was publicity stunt –Nikki Laoye

News channel or source: http://www.informationng.com/2018/02/dont-care-people-think-helping-libyan-returnees-publicity-stunt-nikki-laoye.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Unknown to many people, besides music and her husband, Nikki Laoye has another love and it is helping humanity. Little wonder some Nigerians attacked her for being outspoken during the Libyan slave trade saga which involved many Nigerians. After CNN aired ...

News Libya » Music: Libyans Observe Bittersweet Anniversary

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/libryans-observe-bittersweet-anniversary-/4253977.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Confidence remained amid the crackle of fireworks, blaring patriotic music and militiamen letting off bursts of automatic gunfire. People never tired of predicting that Libya one day would become a “Dubai on the Mediterranean.” In Tripoli’s Martyrs ...

News Libya » Music: The 405 meets GASHI - "I used to have nightmares."

News channel or source: https://www.thefourohfive.com/music/article/the-405-meets-gashi-i-used-to-have-nightmares-151
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

While currently readying his Stairs 2 project, the follow up to 2016's Stairs, he's creating music that's not only a product of his upbringing but his current environment. Born Labinot "Larry" Gashi in Libya to Albanian parents from Kosovo, GASHI moved ...

News Libya » Music: Imarhan: Temet — ‘fiery, bluesy political tunes’

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/fc4ed1f2-0f97-11e8-8cb6-b9ccc4c4dbbb
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Touareg guitar music started out in the 1980s as an amalgam of Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley and Dire Straits, filtered through rebel fighters in exile from Mali and sheltered by Colonel Gaddafi in the Libyan Desert. They dreamt of cleaving Azawad, their region ...

News Libya » Music: Travel Ban(d): Friday Music Series focuses on intercultural understanding

News channel or source: http://georgetownvoice.com/2018/02/18/travel-band-friday-music-series-focuses-on-intercultural-understanding/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Organized by Harbert and Professor David Molk, the Friday Music Series is a concert program that takes ... North Korea, Venezuela, Chad, and Libya. Venezuela, North Korea, and Chad were added and Sudan and Iraq removed from the initial ban.

News Libya » Music: Now Libya’s ISIS extremist attack music as they burn ‘un-Islamic’ drums in the desert

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2958786/Libya-s-ISIS-fighters-start-attacking-burn-unIslamic-drums-desert.html
Publication date: uesday 17 February 2015

ISIS in Libya have released pictures of armed fighters burning musical instruments as the extremist group continues its propaganda assault in the north African country. Pictures of the heavily armed masked militants watching while a pile of drums burnt in ...

News Libya » Music: Osinbajo says Nigeria’s foreign policy must reflect in sports

News channel or source: http://www.pulse.ng/news/local/osinbajo-says-nigeria-s-foreign-policy-must-reflect-in-sports-id8014689.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

In Nigeria, this will mean perhaps leveraging on entertainment, music and sport where we have excelled ... the evacuation of its citizens facing inhuman conditions in Libya. Onyeama however, lamented that although the country responded swiftly to ...

News Libya » Music: Make the Papal States Great Again

News channel or source: http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/02/21/make-the-papal-states-great-again/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

That year alone, 181,000 migrants reached Italy by sea, according to Italy’s government, though in 2017 that figure fell to 119,000, after Italy struck a deal with Libya. Immigration ... because it featured the music of Tchaikovsky, who was gay.

News Libya » Music: VP Osinbajo advocates use of sports, entertainment as component tools of Foreign Policy

News channel or source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/02/vp-osinbajo-advocates-use-sports-entertainment-component-tools-foreign-policy/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“In Nigeria, this would mean perhaps leveraging on entertainment, music and sports where we have excelled ... the evacuation of its citizens facing inhuman conditions in Libya. Onyeama however, lamented that although the country responded swiftly ...