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Black Coffee and Wizkid To Perform At Coachella

Black Coffee and Wizkid are the only artists from the continent on the lineup.

The Coachella lineup just got revealed. Alongside headliners The Weeknd, Beyoncé and Eminem are artists such as SZA, Vince Staples, Migos, Cardi B, Miguel, among others.


South African house DJ and producer Black Coffee and Nigerian pop superstar Wizkid are the only artists from and based on the continent on the lineup. While that is great, we wish there could be more artists from Africa on the festival's line-up.

Ibeyi, French Montana and Jidenna will also be performing.

Coachella will run over two weekends, from April 13 until April 22. So, better start saving up.

View the full lineup below, and visit the Coachella website for more details.

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Senegal Protests Result in First Confirmed Death

Several reports have confirmed that one protestor has been killed in demonstrations taking place in Senegal following opposition leader Ousmane Sonko's recent arrest.

At least one protester has been killed in the ongoing anti-government protests in Senegal, according to several reports. The protestor was killed during clashes with the police in Bignona, southern Casamance region, although the cause of death is still allegedly unknown and under investigation. The protests, which now enter into the third day today, are in response to the arrest of opposition figure, Ousmane Sonko, who was arrested for reportedly disturbing public order and participating in an unauthorised demonstration. His arrest comes ahead of a scheduled appearance at a Dakar court on a charge of rape.

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