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Audio: Yadi x Baaba Mal x The Very Best ‘Unbreakable’ (Baio Remix)

Download Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio's remix of Yadi x The Very Best x Baaba Mal's "Unbreakable"


"Unbreakable," the The Very Best-produced electropop track from London's  Yadi and Senegalese veteran Baaba Mal which we featured a couple weeks ago gets a sun-tinged reworking from Vampire Weekend bassist Baio. Stream and download Baio's remix below and read our previous exclusive with The Very Best, in which they talk about collaborating with Mal on their latest album.

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Africa Could Start Producing COVID-19 Vaccines In 9 Months

While Western countries are speeding ahead with their vaccination programmes, Africa and the rest of the global South are still lagging far behind. Not for too long if all goes well according to the World Health Organisation!

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic it seemed as though the entire world was navigating the same rough seas. Now, however, it appears that some countries are cruising in mega yachts, while poorer countries are paddling in leaking kayaks.

If all goes according to plan, things are about to change. The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently announced that it will be setting up a technology transfer hub for producing mRNA, the latest vaccine technology currently used in Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines. This technology transfer hub could see a number of vaccines manufactured between 9 and 12 months.

With the rest of the world moving fast with its vaccination programmes, COVID-19 threatens to become a third world disease. Currently, the continent is experiencing a devastating third wave which threatens the lives and wellbeing of millions of people. As it stands, a mere 1 percent of the continent's population has been vaccinated.

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