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Audio/Video: Burkina Faso's Waga 3000

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Waga 3000 are a rap group formed by Burkinabé MCs Art Melody — who had a 2k11 music video of the year — and Joey le Soldat. The group enlisted production from France's DJ Form for their self-titled LP, which is out now on Akwaaba. Watch a grainy Ouagadougou-shot clip for "Sak Sin Paode" above, grab the track for the price of an e-mail, and stream & buy the Waga 3000 LP below.

(H/T Akwaaba)

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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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