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December 2001:

 Les Etoiles de Boulbinet (Guinea)
New albums of Extra Musica and Mama Sissoko added

      Mali Special:
         Issa "Techno" Bagayogo (Mali)
         Coumba Sidibé (Mali)
         Sali Sidibé (Mali)
         Several pages on Malian artists updated

November 2001:

 Orchestre Baobab (Senegal)
 Mah Damba (Mali)
 Jean-Pierre Essome (Cameroon)
 Prince Eyango (Cameroon)
New albums of Abdoulaye Diabaté and Mpandé Star added

October 2001:

 Alpha Yaya Diallo (Guinea)
 Tidiane Gaye & le Dieuf Dieul (Senegal)
 Coco Mbassi (Cameroon)
 Mpandé Star (Cameroon)
New albums of Quartier Latin Academia, and Youssou N'Dour added

September 2001:

 Bembeya Jazz (Guinea)
 Mamadou Doumbia & Mandinka (Mali)
 Mabulu (Moçambique)
 Quartier Latin Academia (Congo-Kinshasa)
New albums of Ben Decca, Guy Lobé, K-Tino, Magic System, Petit Pays, and Wenge Musica BCBG added

August 2001:

 Camayenne Sofa (Guinea)
 K-Tino (Cameroon)
 Wenge Musica El Paris & Marie Paul (Congo-Kinshasa)
 Wenge Musica Maison Mère & Werrason (Congo-Kinshasa)
New albums of Mory Kanté and Mamar Kassey added

July 2001:

 Fatala (Guinea)
 Omar Ka & the Fula Band (Senegal)
 Magic System (Côte d'Ivoire)
 Djelimady Tounkara (Mali)
New albums of Hoïgen Ekwalla, Hijas del Sol, Ismael Lô, André-Marie Tala, Wenge Musica BCBG, and Wes added

June 2001:

 Oliver Mutukudzi (Zimbabwe)
 Maciré Sylla (Guinea)
List of artists menu in top frame, improved overall functionality and typography

May 2001:

 Les Frères Guissé (Senegal)
Updated page on Thione Seck

April 2001:

 Mamadou Diabaté (Mali)
 Lemzo Diamono (Senegal)
 Samba Mapangala & Orchestre Virunga (Kenya)

March 2001:

 Aster Aweke (Ethiopia)
 Hijas del Sol (Equatorial Guinea)
 Kandia Kouyaté (Mali)

February 2001:

 Khadja Nin (Burundi)
New albums of Diblo Dibala and Guy Lobé added

January 2001:

New albums of Henri Dikongue, Nahawa Doumbia, and Extra Musica added

October 2000:

 Afel Bocoum (Mali)

September 2000:

 Kassemady Diabaté (Mali)
 Diblo Dibala & Matchatcha (Congo-Kinshasa)

August 2000:

 Mamar Kassey (Niger)
 Remmy Ongala & Super Matimila (Tanzania)

June 2000:

 Nder & le Setsima Group (Senegal)

April 2000:

 Sally Nyolo (Cameroon)
 Anne-Marie Nzié (Cameroon)
 Rokia Traoré (Mali)

March 2000:

 Henri Dikongue (Cameroon)
Many pages updated with new albums, pictures, infos...

February 2000:

 Super Diamono (Senegal)

January 2000:

 Toumani Diabate (Mali)
 Djanbutu Thiossane (Senegal)
 Mansour Seck (Senegal)

September 1999:

 Nainy Diabaté (Mali)
 Monique Seka (Côte d'Ivoire)

August 1999:

 Extra Musica (Congo-Brazzaville)

June 1999:

 Touré Kunda (Senegal)

May 1999:

 Ben Decca (Cameroon)

April 1999:

 Touré-Touré (Senegal)

March 1999:

 Musiques d'Afrique site using frames
 Lokua Kanza (Congo-Kinshasa)
 Angelique Kidjo (Benin)

February 1999:

 Ali Baba (Cameroon)

December 1998:

 Hoigen Ekwalla (Cameroon)
 Moni Bilé (Cameroon)
 Neba Solo (Mali)

November 1998:

 Sekou Kouyaté (Mali)
Updated Baaba Maal page
Updated Koffi Olomide page (with mp3 audio file).
Updated page on African music on World Music Festivals in Europe 1998 and 1999.

October 1998:

 Manu Dibango (Cameroon)
 Coumba Gawlo (Senegal)
 Fatou Guewel (Senegal)
 Amy Koita (Mali)
 Ismael Lo (Senegal)
 Koffi Olomide (Congo-Kinshasa)

September 1998:

 Alphabetic list of artists

August 1998:

 Amadou & Mariam (le Couple aveugle du Mali)
 Fantani Touré (Mali)


Updates 2003-2009
Updates 2002


Frank Bessem's Musiques d'Afrique:
Burkina Faso... Cameroon... Côte d'Ivoire... Guinea... Mali... Senegal... D.R. Congo... Others...
Burkina Faso... Cameroun... Côte d'Ivoire... Guinée... Mali... Sénégal... R.D. du Congo... Autres...


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