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Houston/Dallas: Catch Fally Ipupa Live

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Congolese superstar Fally Ipupa is set to play Dallas and Houston this Turkey Day weekend. Catch Fally's signature mix of Ndombolo and Congolese rumba with pop and RnB Nov. 25 and Nov. 26 at The Meridian Gardens (Houston) and Jet Blue (Dallas), respectively. Check out the flyers below for all the info and peep the video for Fally Ipupa's 2008 hit "Mabele" above.

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Senegal Denies Release of Former Chadian President Hissène Habré

The Senegalese judicial government has refused to release Chad's imprisoned ex-president Hissène Habré on the alleged basis of his health concerns.

The Senegalese judiciary has refused former Chad president Hissène Habré's request to be released from prison. Habré faces life imprisonment for crimes against humanity including rape, kidnapping, slavery and executions. The decision by the Senegalese judiciary comes after the 79-year-old former statesman's lawyers reportedly filed for his release on the basis of health concerns.

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