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The Labor Day Edition of EVERYDAY AFRIQUE Was the Perfect Way to Close Out Summer '16

Check out images from another epic Labor Day edition of EVERYDAY AFRIQUE.

Our friends at Everyday People and Electrafrique teamed up with Okayafrica for another holiday weekend edition of EVERYDAY AFRIQUE that perfectly capped off summer '16.


We descended onto Brooklyn's Output club on Labor Day where DJs Moma, Rich Knight, Cortega and Kashaka provided the sounds and you—beautiful people—brought the good vibes (and pushed back what would've been the remnants of Hurricane Hermine).

As the sun shined and set, Laolu Senbanjo adorned party goers with his Sacred Art of the Ori body paintings. Allan Kingdom and OWO each connected with the crowd as they touched the mic with amazing performances.

The photos below will tell you so much more of yesterday's festivities. Much thanks to Leon Williams, Miss Matay and Aaron Leaf for lending their lenses for the day!

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Ugandan Sports Maven Usher Komugisha Is Preparing To Spread Her Wings

After successfully commentating at the recent Basketball Africa League held in Kigali, award-winning sports journalist and analyst Usher Komughisha is dead set on pursuing a new challenge.

Most times, when we think of sports industry personalities, especially in Africa, the first name that springs to mind is usually that of a male. Women, however, are increasingly breaking barriers and taking up their rightful positions everywhere in society. And it's so inspiring to watch!


Usher Komugisha continues to defy the odds, and she is rising to become a household name in the sports industry in Africa. If you followed the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) competition that kicked off on May 16, 2021 in Kigali, Rwanda, then you definitely know who we are talking about. With great power, control and a unique voice, Usher commanded the attention of basketball lovers in the 215 countries it was broadcasted to.

Usher's bubbly personality, which shone through when I first contacted her telephonically, brought warmth, a sense of comfort and for a minute it felt like we'd been friends for eternity. Below, she lets us into her sport-filled world...

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