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The Lijadu Sisters Bring Us Mystical Wisdom In Okayafrica TV’s New Series, ‘Lijadu Lessons’ Parts 3 & 4

The Lijadu Sisters bring us mystical wisdom in Parts III and IV of Okayafrica TV's new series, 'Lijadu Lessons.'

We had no idea what we were in for when we met up with the Lijadu Sisters at their home in the Bronx. We thought we'd be interviewing the twin Nigerian songstresses about their rise to fame in the groovy 70's (alongside their cousin, Fela Kuti). We didn't realize that we'd actually climbed the proverbial mountain, and had encountered at the top a two-headed, four-armed, twin oracle dispensing endless wisdom. In each “Lijadu Lesson," identical twins Taiwo and Kehinde confer their mystical intelligence to enrich the world's seekers.


In Parts III and IV of the eight part series on Okayafrica TV, the sisters bring us mystical thoughts on the guiding influence of their mother, writing timeless songs, and responding to adversity.

>>>Watch The Full Series

Producer: Allison Swank

Videographers:

Jake Remington, and Lance Steagall

(Collabo!)

Editor: Lance Steagall

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Former Burkinabe President Charged with Thomas Sankara's Murder

Justice is on the horizon as Burkina Faso's former president, Blaise Compaore, is indicted for the 1987 assassination of Thomas Sankara.

Burkina Faso's former president, Blaise Compaore, has reportedly been indicted by a military court in the country's capital for the 1987 assassination of political revolutionary, Thomas Sankara. Hailed as a national hero, Sankara was assassinated alongside 12 other government officials in a coup led by Compaore before he ascended to power. In 2014, Compaore was forced to resign from his 27-year-long rule and seek exile in the Ivory Coast after continued mass demonstrations. Thirteen other political figures, including former General Gilbert Diendere, have also been indicted with charges including "assassination" and "concealment of corpses".

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