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'I Love Kuduro' Documentary

Mario Patrocinio's 'I Love Kuduro' documentary follows iconic kuduristas such as Titica, Tony Amado, Sebrem, Nagrehla, Cabo Snoop and Bruno de Castro.


Portuguese director Mario Patrocinio first came across Kuduro through the Lisbon clubs he visited during the 90s. More than a decade on and Patrocinio's documentary about Kuduro and the artists behind the global phenomenon premiered at Rio's 2013 International Film Festival and is set to screen at Canada's Hot Docs International Film Festival next month. I Love Kuduro follows iconic kuduristas such as Titica, "Godfather of Kuduro" Tony Amado, Sebrem, Nagrehla, Cabo Snoop and Bruno de Castro, documenting the impact of Kuduro as a lifestyle in Luanda and beyond. Watch out for the killer dance moves and performances in the trailer below. Check for I Love Kuduro screening times at Hot Docs in Toronto (April 24th-May 4th) over here.

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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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