Reggae singer Tiken Jah Fakoly on Mali Coup (interview)

Political leaders from around the world have strongly criticised the military coup in Mali that has overthrown President Amadou Toumani Touré.

The timing of the coup has taken many by surprise as the country was just one month away from presidential elections.

The politically-engaged Ivorian reggae singer Tiken Jah Fakoly lived in the Malian capital Bamako for nearly nine years and has a strong following there.

Here is an interview with Tiken Jah Fakoly where he gives his reaction to the coup.




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