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Video: Parker Ighile 'So Beautiful'

Watch the black-and-white music video for Rihanna & Nicki Minaj's Nigerian producer Parker Ighile's solo single "So Beautiful"


London-based Nigerian producer Parker Ighile , a man whose racked up production credits for Rihanna and Nicki Minaj, drops the black-and-white visuals to his first solo single "So Beautiful" — a melancholy-tinged pop composition built on synthesizer arpeggios and ambulance sirens. The Los Angeles-shot music video is the first taste from Ighile's upcoming Young, Dumb & 21 mixtape, the prequel to his debut album on Nicki Minaj's record label (of which he was the first signee). Watch "So Beautiful" below, it's got definite pop potential.

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Mozambique's Political Unrest: Where Things Stand

Fears continue to be on the rise as more attacks by militants are anticipated in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province.

On March 24th, militants stormed Palma—a gas-rich city in Mozambique—as part of an ongoing insurgency in the country dating back to 2017. Dozens of civilians have been killed although an official death toll has not been declared as of yet. Currently, at least 8000 more have been left displaced, fleeing to other parts of the country and attempting to seek asylum in Tanzania. This is believed to be the worst attacks carried out by the Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab, to date.
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Former Burkinabe President Charged with Thomas Sankara's Murder

Justice is on the horizon as Burkina Faso's former president, Blaise Compaore, is indicted for the 1987 assassination of Thomas Sankara.