African Perspectives for January 31, 2021

Feb 3, 2021

This final episode of our show in the month of January 2021 focuses on results of recent presidential elections in Uganda, Niger and here in the United States. In addition to news of the re-election of President Yuweri Museveni in Uganda and discussing the February 20 scheduled Presidential run-off elections in Niger; the episode celebrates the historic presidential elections here in the United States.

It highlighted the historic duo now running the US government since January 20th as America elected its oldest President and its first female Vice president. The episode was presented in memory of all those who have lost their lives due to the ongoing COVID 19 Pandemic.

As always, the episode featured selected enjoyable music from Africa and/or by Africans including selected tunes from two Putumayo Presents collections, the 2001 African Odyssey and the 2011 African Beat.

Playlist

Album: Putumayo presents African Odyssey (2001) Artist: Various Artists Collection Tracks: a. The Well b. Sou c. Nipelaki Kwa Baba d. Kulala

Album: Putumayo presents African Beat (2011) Artist: Various Artists Collection Tracks: a. Yehlisan Umoya Ma Afrika b. Afro-Fiesta c. Rebel Blues Album: Aki Special (1987) Artist: Nico Mbarga Tracks: a. Sweet Mother