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Laura Mvula, Michael Kiwanuka, Rodriguez & More At Glastonbury 2013

African music at Glastonbury Festival 2013.


*photo via the BBC

This year's Glastonbury featured an impressive array of Okayafricans, with Laura Mvula, Michael Kiwanuka, Malians Fatoumata Diawara, Bassekou Kouyate, Rokia Traoré, South Sudanese rapper Emmanuel Jal, , FOKN Bois, the legendary Rodriguez all hitting the stage. We compiled some of our favorite videos from the week. We're especially goose bumping from this acoustic footage of Fatoumata Diawara playing "Sowa" for the BBC. Keep an eye on this space for more videos as they drop!

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Malawians Head Back to Voting Polls in Historic Re-election

Malawians will be casting their votes yet again after the country's Constitutional Court ruled that the May elections of 2019 had been rigged.

Malawians are casting their votes today after the Constitutional Court annulled the results of the May, 2019 elections due to rigging, Aljazeera reports. Judges made the ruling based on evidence presented to them which included tally sheets which had been tampered with using correctional fluid. Malawi is the second African country after Kenya to ever annul a presidential election over irregularities.
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