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Musicians Occupy Wall Street: Angélique Kidjo 'Talking About A Revolution'

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Angélique Kidjo lends her voice to the Occupy Wall Street movement with her acapella version of Tracy Chapman's "Talking About A Revolution." She is just one among the many musicians who have come out in support of the Occupy movements across the country and the world. Check out Talib Kweli freestyling it up down at the Wall Street occupation itself. And Russell Simmons and Kanye got down with them, too. For all the vids of the musicians and others supporting - check out our Occupy one-stop-shop here - where you can also learn how you can get involved, even if you can't get your (lazy? across the globe? tired? busy? injured?) ass down there.

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Mozambique's Political Unrest: Where Things Stand

Fears continue to be on the rise as more attacks by militants are anticipated in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province.

On March 24th, militants stormed Palma—a gas-rich city in Mozambique—as part of an ongoing insurgency in the country dating back to 2017. Dozens of civilians have been killed although an official death toll has not been declared as of yet. Currently, at least 8000 more have been left displaced, fleeing to other parts of the country and attempting to seek asylum in Tanzania. This is believed to be the worst attacks carried out by the Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab, to date.
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