5 famous people you did not know are from Mali

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola Sep 22, 2019 at 08:00am

September 22, 2019 at 08:00 am | Opinions & Features

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

September 22, 2019 at 08:00 am | Opinions & Features

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Salif Keita_Photo: Wiki

Salif Keita

Known for his ability to play multiple instruments, Salif Keita is a member of the Keita Royal family and holds a reputation as the “Golden Voice of Africa”.

He fled Mali with his music group in 1973 over political unrest and subsequently moved to Paris, where his fame in music began.

His hit song, Africa, became a global hit upon its release.

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