Buya Africa

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A musical production staged by Welcome Msomi on the Main Festival at the Grahamstown Festival in 1994.

The production was a series of portraits of and songs about South Africans abroad and returning home. Msomi returned to South Africa two years earlier (1992) from the United States. Buya Africa starred his wife, singer Thuli Dumakude, singing traditional and contemporary songs in various languages. Her 12-year-old son Mandla Msomi played drums.


Weekly Mail (Mail & Guardian), 7 July 1994