MALI VOWS TO OBTAIN ‘REPARATION’ AFTER US CUSTOMS BREAK TRADITIONAL INSTRUMENT

Renowned kora player Ballake Sissoko landed in Paris on February 4 after touring the US, to find that his instrument had been “completely destroyed” by customs agents in New York. AFP  BAMAKO – Mali has called for reparation and condemned “immense cultural damage” after a Malian musician said United States customs agents broke his traditional […]