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Okayafrica Presents Electrafrique Dakar Weekender With DJ Moma & DJ Cortega!

Okayafrica & Electrafrique are touching down in Dakar for a two-day blowout with DJ Cortega and DJ Moma.


Okayafrica & Electrafrique are touching down in Senegal for a two-day blowout on January 22 and 24. Everyday People’s own DJ Moma is making the trip all the way from NYC to spin alongside DJ Cortega for a weekender that’ll take things to Les Petites Pierres for a Friday night dance party and Sunday Everyday Afrique brunch. Joining Moma and Cortega on the 1s and 2s are Dakar's own DJ Psyle and Fat Baker. There will be a photo studio led by Siaka Soppo Traoré.

If you’ll be there, Instagram a photo of the party tagging @okayafrica. We’ll feature the best picture, with full credit to the photographer, across all of our social media pages. Be sure to keep up with our friends from @DakarLives who will be live-Instagramming the event.

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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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