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Remembering Sudan's Musical Icon Mohammed Wardi

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Mohammed Wardi. (Photo: myspace.com/mohamedwardi)

Mohammed Wardi, Sudan's musical icon, died Saturday at the age of 80.

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Wardi sang not only songs of love, but also of politics.

His leaft-leaning political views often got him into trouble with the Sudanese government.

He was buried Sunday in a ceremony attended by tens of thousands of Sudanese including President Omar al-Bashir.