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Ethiopian R&B Singer Mélat’s Dreamlike Video For 'Twenty Ten'

Ethiopian R&B singer Mélat shares the music video for "Twenty Ten," off her latest EP 'It Happens So Fast,' produced by Pha the Phenom.


Mélat delivers enchanting vocals and sensual R&B vibes in her latest song and video “Twenty Ten.” The track, produced by Pha The Phenom, features hauntingly melodic vocal samples atop bass-filled instrumentation.

“I lost all sense of time the summer of twenty ten. That's the year I really met him. It was unlike anything I had ever felt. Surreal. It just didn't feel like real life,” reads the video’s YouTube description. The 5-minute visual reflects this dreamlike aura, as Mélat unwinds in a hazily-lit room while a digital clock flashes in and out of the frame.

The video is the Ethiopian singer’s second from her It Happens So Fast EP, watch the clip for “Twenty Ten” below and revisit our interview with Mélat.

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Vinegar Pap Smear Saving Women’s Lives In Malawi

This simple diagnostic test is giving hope to thousands of women in Malawi.

They say necessity is the mother of invention and in Malawi, the need for inexpensive Pap smears has resulted in a cost-effective and ingenious solution. Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA) is the only form of cervical cancer screening affordable to most underprivileged women in Malawi, according to reports.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) "19 of the top 20 countries with the highest cervical cancer burden were in sub-Saharan Africa in 2018." Eswatini had the highest incidences followed by Malawi.

The VIA is a simple diagnostic test that can be used to screen cervical cancer, as an alternative to Pap smear cytology, in low-resource countries," according to the Role of VIA in cervical cancer screening in low-resource countries - PubMed (nih.gov) study.

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