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Free today, 8.13 - Africanísimo 4! 4th Annual Outdoor Film Screening in collaboration with African Film Festival


NYC, this Friday is the 4th annual outdoor film screening in collaboration with the African Film Festival! This is a FREE event.  You don't want to miss it! Featuring live entertainment and performances by DJ Laylo spinning Afrobeat, High Life, Reggae and Asase Yaa (Ivory Coast,Guinea, Mali) beginning at 6pm. And at 8:15pm the Screening of Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love Dr Chai Vasarhelyi, Senegal/USA, 2008, 102 min. This is sure to be a great evening, so bring your blankets, your family, and yourself and enjoy. For more information check out the flyer above.

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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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