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Ethiopian Singer May Be Jailed Because Of Music

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Ethiopian Singer May Be Jailed Because Of Music

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Ethiopian Singer May Be Jailed Because Of Music

Ethiopian Singer May Be Jailed Because Of Music

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Teddy Afro is one of Ethiopia's most popular singers. Afro, whom fans call Ethiopia's Bob Marley, is in prison. Many are convinced that his legal troubles are related to his music. Some of Afro's songs seem critical of Ethiopia's government.