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MTV Shuga Is Coming To Nigeria

MTV's popular drama Shuga: Love, Sex and Money is coming to Nigeria for it's third season. Learn how to audition here.


After 2 highly successful seasons in Nairobi, Kenya, MTV Shuga: Love Sex and Money is back, this time it's coming to Nigeria. The story follows a group of students whose situations change drastically with their need for the fast life, bringing to light some of the continent’s most crippling issues. Don't miss out on your chance to be a part of the new series of this highly addictive show - those of you based in Nigeria with acting talent and/or passion can audition for one of several roles in the new season. Auditions will be held 26th and 27th of July 2013 from 8am-6pm at the Protea Hotel, Ikoyi, Westwood, Lagos.

Popular Nigerian filmmaker Biyi Bandele, director of Chimamanda Adichie's "Half of a Yellow Sun," will bring his refined vision to this third installment that will see both new and old characters set the scene for more drama, lust and lessons learnt. Find more information on auditions here and watch the first episode of Shuga below:

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Senegal Denies Release of Former Chadian President Hissène Habré

The Senegalese judicial government has refused to release Chad's imprisoned ex-president Hissène Habré on the alleged basis of his health concerns.

The Senegalese judiciary has refused former Chad president Hissène Habré's request to be released from prison. Habré faces life imprisonment for crimes against humanity including rape, kidnapping, slavery and executions. The decision by the Senegalese judiciary comes after the 79-year-old former statesman's lawyers reportedly filed for his release on the basis of health concerns.

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