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Senegal rapper against migration - 29_JUL_07

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Every year hundreds of men from West Africa drown as they try to reach Europe in overcrowded small boats. They are desperate to find well-paid work to support their families in Africa. One of the worst affected countries is Senegal. The government there has been accused of not doing enough to stop its people leaving. But now a famous musician from Senegal has joined the campaign to persuade Africans to stay in Africa. Rapper Didier Awadi has written a song about the dangerous crossing. He told us about it, in his own words.