Sudanese Poet, Artist Mohamed Bahnas Dies Homeless in Cairo

Via Arab Literature (In English) & Still Sudan: Numerous news outlets (Shorouk, Youm7, Veto) are reporting that multitalented Mohamed Hussein Bahnas — guitarist, singer, artist, poet, and novelist — died of hunger and exposure on Cairo’s streets: The 42-year-old artist apparently came to Cairo two years ago to stage an exhibition and remained, performing his songs and poetry in various locations around Cairo, but wasn’t able to afford permanent shelter. His death was first mourned … Read more Sudanese Poet, Artist Mohamed Bahnas Dies Homeless in Cairo