'Women like me don't play music'
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'Women like me don't play music' in Burkina Faso

A Burkinabe musician is hoping to encourage more women to pick up traditional instruments.

Salimata Diabate overcame many challenges in order to pursue a career in music whilst growing up in Burkina Faso.

Ms Diabate is now a renowned singer and balafon player and she hopes others will follow her lead.

  • 11 Jul 2017
  • From the section Africa
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