2/5 Lucy Duran presents music from the 18th-century Malagasy royal court in Madagascar.
BBC Radio 3
1/5 Lucy Duran profiles Madagascan musician Justin Vali and records his Malagasy Orkestra.
Youssou N’Dour, the man who makes music to benefit Africa.
BBC World Service
2/2. Including Batman Samini, voted Best African Act in the 2006 MOBO awards.
1/2. Celebrations marking 50 years of Ghanaian independence, with music from the country.
On the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade, with music from Mali.
2/2. Lucy Duran presents the second of two programmes recorded on location in Uganda.
1/2. Africa Lives on the BBC concludes with a two part special from Uganda.
2/2 Including a performance from Malian husband-and-wife duo Amadou and Mariam.
1/2 Performances from Malian musicians including Neba Solo, Abdoulaye Diabate and Habib Koite.