Youssou N'Dour

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Youssou N’Dour: History review – the Senegalese superstar returns

Neil Spencer

26, May, 2019 @6:59 AM

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Prom 65a: Youssou N’Dour & Le Super Étoile de Dakar review – joyous spirit
The king of African pop and his pioneering band bring slick, infectious Senegalese rhythms to their sparkling late-night Prom

Arwa Haider

02, Sep, 2018 @2:01 PM

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Readers recommend playlist: your unlikely collaborations
This week’s reader-curated list gives us pairings such as Neneh Cherry and Youssou N’Dour, and the combined powers of Bono, Brian Eno and Pavarotti

George Boyland

30, Nov, 2017 @12:00 PM

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The day I elbowed aside Lou Reed to grab a word with Nelson Mandela
It’s 1990, the South African icon is free at last, and Michael Odell, an intrepid young journalist buttonholes him backstage at Wembley Stadium

Michael Odell

08, Oct, 2017 @5:00 AM

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How music is the real language of political diplomacy
Forget guns and bombs, it is the power of melody that has changed the world

Marie Zawisza

31, Oct, 2015 @10:00 AM

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Youssou N’Dour & Le Super Etoile de Dakar: Fatteliku Live review – exuberant early work
Youssou N’Dour is intoxicating in these 1987 recordings, when he was support act to Peter Gabriel

Neil Spencer

04, Oct, 2015 @7:00 AM

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From The Beatles to Bieber, how pop stars have saved the world
Ahead of Cop21 and the SDGs, boy band One Direction have launched a humanitarian campaign. How have other pop stars contributed to development throughout the ages?

Naomi Larsson

09, Jul, 2015 @3:34 PM

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Womadelaide 2015 review – fear of missing out has never been so fun
From South Korean post-rock to Buena Vista legend Omara Portuondo, 84, getting her twerk on, Adelaide’s world music festival had plenty for everyone

Janine Israel

11, Mar, 2015 @1:34 AM

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Womadelaide 2015 mixtape: Buena Vista Social Club, Depedro and more
From Cuban son to West African grooves, Korean post-rock to Spanish indie-folk, here are 10 acts playing Adelaide’s four-day global music festival

Janine Israel

03, Mar, 2015 @8:55 PM

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Fantasy Hollywood: restaging classic films with black models
When two Senegalese photographers messed with some very familiar screen moments, they were taken aback by the racial dimension to the response, says Missla Libsekal

Missla Libsekal for Another Africa, part of the Guardian Africa network

30, Jan, 2014 @2:13 PM

Rebuilding Africa: Ozwald Boateng takes on biggest design project yet

Savile Row tailor enlists the help of Africa's wealthiest business leaders to help overhaul the continent's creaking infrastructure

Afua Hirsch, west Africa correspondent

30, May, 2013 @3:06 PM

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Sister Fa: African rapper with a cause
Kate Mossman meets the Senegalese rapper who has become one of the world's leading campaigners against female genital mutilation

Kate Mossman

16, Feb, 2013 @6:52 PM

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