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Announcing 'Gold & Soul,' An Evening With Adekunle Gold & DJ Poizon Ivy

A FREE summer concert at NYC's Lincoln Center Out of Doors.

We're excited to announce Gold & Soul, the 4th edition of OkayAfrica's annual show at Lincoln Center's Out of Doors summer concert series, going down on August 8.

Nigerian singer-songwriter Adekunle Gold will be taking over the stage with his signature blend of urban highlife and pop-infused songs. Proudly weaving together Yoruba, English and Pidgin English, Adekunle Gold's soulful Afropop will keep you feeling inspired all night long.

DJ Poizon Ivy, the official DJ of the Dallas Mavericks and the first female mixer to grace the airwaves at her local radio station, WKKV-FM, will kick things off with her irresistible afrobeats and hip-hop mixes.

RSVP to OkayAfrica's Gold & Soul at Lincoln Center's Out of Doors here.

Adekunle Gold - Before you wake up (Official Video) youtu.be

Doors 6:30PM / Show 7:30PM

Seating is FREE, but is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Open to ALL AGES

RSVP does not guarantee entry.

There will be OkayAfrica merch on sale.

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Vinegar Pap Smear Saving Women’s Lives In Malawi

This simple diagnostic test is giving hope to thousands of women in Malawi.

They say necessity is the mother of invention and in Malawi, the need for inexpensive Pap smears has resulted in a cost-effective and ingenious solution. Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA) is the only form of cervical cancer screening affordable to most underprivileged women in Malawi, according to reports.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) "19 of the top 20 countries with the highest cervical cancer burden were in sub-Saharan Africa in 2018." Eswatini had the highest incidences followed by Malawi.

The VIA is a simple diagnostic test that can be used to screen cervical cancer, as an alternative to Pap smear cytology, in low-resource countries," according to the Role of VIA in cervical cancer screening in low-resource countries - PubMed (nih.gov) study.

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