Guineans hope for cultural revival | News | Al Jazeera

Guineans hope for cultural revival

Years of dictatorship and poverty took toll on country's culture, but many see brighter future following elections.

    Years of dictatorship and military rule have created poverty in Guinea, preventing artists and musicians from spreading the country's culture.

    But following recent democratic elections, many are hoping the new government will focus on developing music, art and other culture.

    Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from Conakry.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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