Omara 'Bombino' Moctar
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Tuareg singer Bombino's message of peace

Omara 'Bombino' Moctar, a young Tuareg guitarist and songwriter from Niger, was raised during an era of armed struggles for independence and violent suppression by government forces.

He says his album Agadez contains songs inspired by the beauty of the desert.

The BBC World Service interviewed Bombino ahead of his concert at the Barbican in London.

  • 23 Sep 2011
  • From the section Africa