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South African artist Muzi at the Clarence caves in the Free State, South Africa.

Muzi Set to Premiere Live Cave Performance

South African musician Muzi has announced the premiere of his special performance live from the Clarence caves in the Free State.

South African singer and producer Muzi has announced his new performance will be staged from the Clarence caves in the Free State. The unconventional artist is set to premiere the live show on his YouTube channel on the 24th of February.


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Muzi, who is known for his unique sound, will present a 25-minute performance shot in one of South Africa's idyllic spiritual caves which border the Lesotho Kingdom. The natural set has seen many generations pass through from the first people of South Africa to modern day shamans. Music fans can anticipate a refreshing performance which merges Muzi's Afrofusion sound, his high-energy and the scenic background of nature. Muzi will be performing a selection of his best singles including "Stimela Segolide" which is a wavy, heavy-bass song that highlights the exploitation of South Africa's Black labour force.

Muzi first broke onto the music scene with his album Afrovision which blended kwaito, hip-hop, house and his distinct Zulu harmonising. His last album Zeno dropped in 2019 and received a South African Music Award nomination for "Best Alternative Album". According to Le Afrinique, Muzi's performance will be live on his YouTube channel at 19:00 South African Time on Wednesday, 24 February. The performance will also be streamed on Lost Resort Twitch channel at 09:00 Pacific Standard Time and 12:00 Eastern Standard Time.

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Here's What You Need To Know About The Political Unrest In Sudan

Thousands have been protesting the Sudanese government over the weekend, supporting the military's plans for a coup.

Sudan's transitional government is in turmoil as thousands of citizens conducted a sit-in protest against them, over the weekend. A group of Sudanese citizens have called on the military to disestablish the nation's current government, as the country struggles with the greatest crisis they've seen since the end of former dictator Omar al-Bashir's controversial ruling, two years ago. The weekend's pro-military protests come as anti-military protestors took to the streets earlier this month to fight for civilian-ruled laws.

Military-aligned demonstrators assembled outside of the famously off-limits entrance of the Presidential Palace located in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum on Monday. Gatherers set up tents, blocking off access to two main intersections, cutting off access to the capital for those inside. Police attempted to wave off crowds with teargas, with Khartoum state officials saying they had, "repelled an attempted assault on the seat of government," in a statement issued Monday.

The assembly was called for by a coalition of rebel groups and political parties that support Sudan's military, accusing the civilian political parties of mismanagement and monopolizing power under their ruling. Demonstrations began on Saturday, but Sunday's gathering saw a lower attendance. According to Reuters, by Monday afternoon, thousands, between 2,000 - 3,000, had returned to voice their concerns. 52-year-old tribal elder Tahar Fadl al-Mawla spoke at the helm of the sit-in outside of the Presidential palace saying, "The civilian government has failed. We want a government of soldiers to protect the transition." Alongside a 65-year-old Ahman Jumaa who claimed to have traveled more than 900 kilometers (570 miles) from Southern region Nyala to show his support.

Protesters are demanding the appointment of a new cabinet that is "more representative of the people who participated in the December 2019 revolution that eventually led to the ousting of former president Omar al-Bashir", Al Jazeera reported from Sudan. Protesters headed towards the Presidential Palace, where an emergency cabinet meeting was being held when they were met by police forces.

Pro-civilian political parties have plans for their own demonstration on Thursday, the anniversary of the 1964 revolution that overthrew Sudan's first military regime under Ibrahim Abboud and brought in a period of democracy that the country still struggles to uphold.


Sudanese Twitter users shared their thoughts online, with many drawing similarities between the current unrest and other political crises the nation has faced.


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