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MoBlack's Afro-House Tribute To Kwame Nkrumah's Independence Speech

Afro-house producer MoBlack honors Ghana's upcoming 57th Anniversary of Independence with the Kwame Nkrumah sampling 'Freedom.'


Ghana's 57th anniversary of independence is coming up on March 6th. To celebrate the occasion Italian/Ghana-based DJ/producer MoBlack took to the beatmaking room to pay tribute to Kwame Nkrumah's iconic independence speech delivered in 1957. "Freedom," the sample-heavy afro-house track, comes adorned with edits of Nkrumah's speech, handclaps, and percussive whistle effects. The accompanying video features cut and pasted black and white archival footage of Ghana's journey to independence. Grab a download of "Freedom" and watch the video below.

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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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