In recent years, increasing numbers of people have moved from all parts of Africa to Australia. Two years ago as many as 380,000 people indicated in a census that they were born in Africa.
In many African countries musicians are in the vanguard of popular struggles. In Seun Kuti carries on the legacy of his father Fela by confronting the country’s venal political elite. In Burkina Faso rappers helped overthrow Blaise Compaore
During last year’s election, a great rift appeared in the rap scene between supporters and opponents of president Bongo.