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Win Tickets To globalFEST 2015 In NYC With Just A Band, Zap Mama + More [1/11]

On January 11 at Webster Hall, Okayafrica and globalFEST will present 'globalFEST 2015,' a concert featuring 12 artists from around the world.


This January, we'll be heading to Webster Hall to help present globalFEST 2015, a concert featuring 12 groundbreaking artists from around the world. With a roster that includes Kenyan pop group Just A BandZap Mama, The Nile Project, Moroccan/Israeli singer Emil Zrihan, and Brazilian afrobeat orchestra Bixiga70, the show will boast a deep palette of different sounds on three stages (some of the acts will be performing in America for the first time). In anticipation, we'll be giving away two pairs of tickets to globalFEST, enter below for a chance to win! For more information about the concert see the full flyer below and head to globalFest's website

>>>Grab tickets to globalFEST

>>>The contest is now closed. Winners have been announced, thanks for entering! 

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Twitter Set to Build New Africa Headquarters in Ghana

According to Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO and co-founder, their new Africa headquarters will be in Ghana — beating strong contenders such as South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.

Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO and co-founder, has reportedly announced that the social networking service will be basing its new Africa headquarters in Ghana. The announcement was shared, earlier today, on Twitter's own blog and via Dorsey's personal account. Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo quickly confirmed the news, stating that Ghana welcomed the announcement and the confidence reflected by the giant social media company's choice of country.

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