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Audio: Alsarah & The Nubatones EP


Alsarah & The Nubatones play a blend of vintage Sudanese pop and traditional East African sounds. Featuring an array of pentatonic oud riffs and enchanting vocal melodies, their new 4-song EP encompasses all you need from Nubian soul. If you're in Montreal, catch the group live this Thursday at Le Cabaret du Mile End. Stream Al Sarah & The Nubatones EP below and grab it here!

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Bobi Wine and His Wife Released from House Arrest

Ugandan politician Bobi Wine and his wife Barbara Itungo Kyagulanyi have been released from a near two-week military house arrest following a recent ruling from a Ugandan court.

Bobi Wine and his wife Barbara Itungo Kyagulanyi have reportedly been released from house arrest after the military surrounded their residence almost two weeks ago, Al Jazeera reports. The house arrest began shortly after the highly contested national elections of January 14th which saw the 76-year-old Yoweri Museveni winning a sixth term as president of the country. However, a Ugandan court recently found the opposition figure's house arrest to be "unlawful" which subsequently led to the withdrawal of security forces from his residence, according to The Africa Report.
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