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Audio: Alekesam 'It's Not You, It's Here'


There's not a lot of info out there about Alekesam — just one track and one blurry picture (above) — but we've been assured by his (their?) camp that dude's of African descent. The sound is an R&B take on the reverb-drenched space rap beats coming from the likes of 40 and Clams Casino. Stream and download "It's Not You, It's Here" below from the forthcoming The Sound of Alekesam LP.

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In the past, Tanzania's pregnant girls of school-going age were banned from accessing an education. However, things are about to change!

If a young girl of school-going age happened to fall pregnant in Tanzania, it usually spelled the end of her schooling career — and the death of any prospects she may have had for a bright future. In Tanzania currently, an estimated 5 500 girls are forced to leave school each year due to pregnancy, according to the World Bank.

The Tanzanian government has announced a new programme aimed at addressing the plight of young girls who have been impacted by this discriminatory ban. Tanzania's Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Leonard Akwilapo said young girls will now be offered an opportunity to further their schooling at alternative colleges.

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