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VIDEO: Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew on CNN


On CNN today: Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew's stories of the war in Sierra Leone, their budding US career, and what one guy has to say about how good they is.

Having just arrived back from touring their homeland, DC folks can head to the Kennedy Center tonight to check them. Later this summer, they will be gracing the stage at an impressive number of UK festivals (dates after the jump). Look out this fall for their international debut album - and stay tuned for more US dates (and possibly...shhhh...their welcome back extravaganza).

BAJAH + THE DRY EYE CREW - UK TOUR 2011

July 28, Jazz Cafe with FOKN BOIS and Afrikan Boy, London

July 29: WOMAD, Malmesbury, Charlton Park,

July 30: Camp Bestival,  Lulworth

July 31: Kendal Calling, Penrith

 

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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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