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Listen to Burna Boy’s Hot New Track “Killin Dem”

#BurnaDay has taken over Boxing Day

Burna Boy has been winning in 2018 and he's finishing the year off strong by releasing a hot new track.

The Afrofusion star is scheduled to perform at the Eko Convention Center in Lagos tonight and #BurnaDay has been trending on twitter in anticipation of the concert as fans have been tweeting their favourite lyrics and videos from the artist. Burna Boy fueled the excitement by releasing a free song with Zlatan Ibile ahead of tonight.



This year was great for the artist who dropped his album Outside in February which featured standout tracks like "Ye" and tracks featuring his traditional dancehall style like "Sekkle Down". This new track is just what you need to start getting ready for New Years.

Listen to the new track here:







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Global Citizen x OkayAfrica: The Impact of Conflict on Children

An estimated 1.4 million children have been hit by schools closing in the Tigray region of Ethiopia amid conflict and crisis. Here's how that's impacting Ethiopia's children.

In times of conflict and war, school-aged children could have their futures defined by whether or not they can access education amid ongoing violence.

Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray is in the midst of a war that has impacted millions of lives and affected neighboring regions, Amhara and Afar. The war — which has forced citizens to flee, has tipped the region into famine, and has barricaded humanitarian aid from reaching the most vulnerable — has now been going on for about 11 months.

As the beginning of the school season draws nearer, safely reopening schools, making education accessible, and protecting children from the impacts of violence in the affected regions is a priority for aid agencies.

"As schools prepare to reopen in early October in most parts of the country, in Tigray and the bordering regions of Afar and Amhara, where the conflict has expanded, education remains at a standstill," Director of Education Cannot Wait, Yasmine Sherif, told Global Citizen.

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