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Video: Congo Beat Making Lab 'Cho Cho Cho'

Watch a dance heavy music video for Congo Beat Making Lab's massive single "Cho Cho Cho."


The massive, chest-reverberating beat to Congo Beat Making Lab's first single "Cho Cho Cho" now boasts some vibrant, Goma (DRC)-shot visuals of a local dance competition. The stomper tune, crafted by the students taught by Apple Juice Kid and Pierce Freelon in their educative recording studio project in Goma, is inspired by Congolese call-and-response and features local rappers/singers Queen Minaj, Fal J, Melissa, Laureat, DJ Couleur, MC Mussa (in order of appearance.). Watch it below.

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South African Military Ends Controversial Ban on Hijabs

The South African National Defence Force has ended its longstanding ban on hijabs. This follows the recent court victory of Major Fatima Isaacs who was fired for wearing a hijab.

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has reportedly ended their longstanding ban on hijabs, this according to IOL. The move comes just after Major Fatima Isaacs, a Muslim woman, won her two-year court case following her dismissal from the military for wearing a hijab. Th SANDF has reportedly amended its military religious dress policy—a win for Muslim women serving in the South African military.
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