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African Stars Give ‘Band Aid 30’ Ebola Track Cool Welcomei
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Henry Ridgwell
November 28, 2014 9:26 PM
Dozens of British music stars have come together to record a new version of the song ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ to raise money for the fight against Ebola. But as Henry Ridgwell reports from London, the song has not been universally welcomed in Africa - where local music stars have recorded their own Ebola single.
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Video African Stars Give ‘Band Aid 30’ Ebola Track Cool Welcome

Dozens of British music stars have come together to record a new version of the song ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ to raise money for the fight against Ebola. But as Henry Ridgwell reports from London, the song has not been universally welcomed in Africa - where local music stars have recorded their own Ebola single.
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