Saturday Dec 7
The Star Online
Mandela and music
NELSON Mandela was, quite famously, a fan of European classical music. His two favourite composers were George Frideric Handel and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, but he grew up exposed to the country's rich tradition of vocal groups forging a unique form of sacred rhythm music.
Youssou Ndour declares ambition to win Senegal's fourth mobile licence
Agence Ecofin, citing the Senegalese news site Ndarinfo, says that Senegal's former minister of tourism and culture and president of the Future Media Group, Youssou Ndour, has announced his ambition to enter the local mobile market by securing the fourth mobile operating licence, due to be sold by the government.