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MoCADA's Afropolitan Dreams w/ Blitz the Ambassador, Les Nubians & Chief Boima

Don't miss MoCADA's Afropolitan Dreams block party this Saturday with Blitz the Ambassador, Les Nubians & Chief Boima!


The MoCADA organized  Soul of Brooklyn Block Parties continue in Fulton Park with this Saturday's Afropolitan Dreams featuring three highly-regarded Okayafrica favorites — Ghanaian emcee Blitz the Ambassador, 'Afropean' R&B duo Les Nubians, and global-bass selector Chief Boima.

Prior to the live performances, vendors and artists will gather on Lewis Avenue for an afternoon celebrating local business and community, including a live set by DJ Rimarkable and a film screening of Restless City, plus art-making activities, food and fashion. Don't miss out on this stellar line-up, see all info in the flyers above and below!

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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