Here's a Geo Quiz that comes straight from a listener and someone who loves geography and Africa in just about equal measure. Bill Moseley is a former Peace Corp volunteer and now a professor of geography at Macalester College.
Malian group SMOD is out with its third record. The self-titled release features the producing talents of world music superstar Manu Chao. Anchor Marco Werman tells us more about this folk, hip-hop trio.
The World's Marco Werman profiles two musicians who are taking part in the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Dutch blues guitarist Joep Pelt and blues guitarist Lobi Traore from Mali recorded a CD together.
The subject of today's Global Hit is music with a message. Simple messages really. They're sung by Malian musician Khaira Arby. One message is about her love for the city Timbuktu. The other message Khaira Arby wants to convery is women's rights.