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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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Namibian Government Rejects Germany's Offer of 'Reparations'

The Namibian government has rejected the recent offer of 'reparations' from its former German coloniser for the mass killings of the Herero and Nama people.

The Namibian government has reportedly rejected Germany's recent offer of "reparations" saying the offer needs to be "revised" before it is acceptable to them. It is also reported that the language that Germany has used, has also failed to resonate with what the Namibian government deem "reparations". Germany, which colonised the Southern African country for close to century until it obtained independence in 1990, was responsible for the mass killings of the Herero and Nama people by the German Imperial Troops. The European country only returned the skulls of 30 of those genocide victims towards the beginning of last year.
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