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Livestream Angélique Kidjo's Austin City Limits Performance [10/17 @ 8pm CST/9pm EST]

Tune in Saturday, September 17, at 8pm CST/9pm EST to watch Angélique Kidjo live on Austin City Limits.


Tonight, October 17, Angélique Kidjo will make her Austin City Limits debut at the Moody Theater in Austin, Texas. The performance will be streaming live beginning at 8pm CST/9pm EST. The broadcast version of the show will air on PBS.

After winning her second career "Best World Music Album" Grammy earlier this year, the Beninese musician and activist released Sings, her collaborative album with Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, in March. Last month Kidjo, lit up the stage at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City with a speech and performance after Pope Francis.

Tune in Saturday, September 17, at 8pm CST/9pm EST to watch Angélique Kidjo live on Austin City Limits.

Just arrived in Austin for Austin City Limits taping tomorrow! Livestream at 8pm CST!!!

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu Collapses During Televised Ceremony

Secretary to Cabinet, Simon Miti confirmed that the head of state experienced sudden dizziness during a commemoration ceremony in Lusaka on Sunday.

"His Excellency the President of The Republic of Zambia Dr Edgar Changwa Lungu, this afternoon experienced sudden dizziness while officiating the 45th Defence Force Day Commemoration and Investiture Ceremony. His Excellency recovered immediately and walked to the official car and returned to his residence at The State House," said Secretary to Cabinet Simon Miti in a statement.

This is not the first time the 64-year-old has collapsed during a public engagement. In 2015 President Lungu was rushed to hospital after collapsing during a Women's Day event, according to a report by The Mail and Guardian. After being discharged from Maina Soko Military Hospital in his home country, he was forced to receive specialist treatment in neighbouring South Africa.

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