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The quiet rise of heavy metal in Algeria
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Arts and Culture The quiet rise of heavy metal in Algeria

Unlike elsewhere on the continent where heavy metal and hard rock music are beginning to sprout, large parts of North Africa have enjoyed the styling of distorted guitars and pounding drums for decades. Even though Algeria has seen its share of political and social upheaval, and a well publicised civil war over the years, this has not deterred many from picking up electric guitars and lending their voices to the heavy metal world.

Parrésia’s Richard Ali:  We are publishing African powerful literary voices
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Arts and Culture Parrésia’s Richard Ali: We are publishing African powerful literary voices

You remember that Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s The Whispering Trees and Chika Unigwe’s NightDancer, two of the writers and books featured in the first part of these series are published by Parrésia? We talk to the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Richard Ali about the origins, achievements and prospects of their publishing business