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Letter from Lagos: Fela's Undies + More From The Kalakuta Commune


Performance costumes hang in Fela's bedroom perfectly preserved.

Last month, Fela's Kalakuta commune – a three-story building down a potholed road that "seceded" from Nigeria – was turned into a museum with the help of a $250,000 grant from the Lagos government and some serious toiling from his family and album cover artist Lemi Gharioukwu. While not officially opened to the public yet, we got a sneak peak. Check it:

The legendary sax.

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Malawians Head Back to Voting Polls in Historic Re-election

Malawians will be casting their votes yet again after the country's Constitutional Court ruled that the May elections of 2019 had been rigged.

Malawians are casting their votes today after the Constitutional Court annulled the results of the May, 2019 elections due to rigging, Aljazeera reports. Judges made the ruling based on evidence presented to them which included tally sheets which had been tampered with using correctional fluid. Malawi is the second African country after Kenya to ever annul a presidential election over irregularities.
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