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Mozambique: Musician with a Cause

Ruben Mutekane playing Ndjerendje and singing in Maputo, Mozambique (September, 2012). Video by Miguel Mangueze

Ruben Mutekane playing Ndjerendje in Maputo, Mozambique (September, 2012). Video by Miguel Mangueze on Youtube

Ruben Mutekane invented Ndjerendje, a musical instrument that he uses to accompany social intervention songs while singing around Maputo, Mozambique. In the following video by Miguel Mangueze (@FotoMangueze)…

Mutekane sings a song in the xichangana language on social inequalities in Mozambique, which Francisco Chuquela (@chuquela) has partly translatedon Facebook: “the rich live in our country and we suffer, even when they kill they are not arrested because they pay.”

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