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Angolan Provocateur Nástio Mosquito's 'Se Eu Fosse Angolano'

New album from Nástio Mosquito 'Se Eu Fosse Angolano' LP + 'S.E.F.A. Fast Food' the remixes album.

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Two years after BS-free interview, Angolan performance artist/multi-media creator/writer and all around provocateur Nástio Mosquito is back on our radar with an otherworldly, yet grounded, 2-part LP. Sometimes easy listening, sometimes left-of-left-field, Se Eu Fosse Angolano conjures up comparisons to American/Chilean wonderboy Nicolas Jaar. However, whereas Jaar's multilingual universe looks to the future and other galaxies as his raison d'etre, Nástio's is grounded in an experimental conglomeration of past sounds and a search for identity.


On S.E.F.A. a voice undeniably filled with wisdom leads listeners on a sonic route that fuses Portishead-like electronica with accordions and classic romance novels, the result of which is a soundtrack suited for many sleepless nights. The remix album S.E.F.A. Fast Food adds further mind-messing to the experiment of Nástio's first offerings. Head here for downloads on downloads of Angolan goodness from Nástio. Se Eu Fosse Angolano and S.E.F.A. Fast Food are both out now.

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Global Citizen x OkayAfrica: The Impact of Conflict on Children

An estimated 1.4 million children have been hit by schools closing in the Tigray region of Ethiopia amid conflict and crisis. Here's how that's impacting Ethiopia's children.

In times of conflict and war, school-aged children could have their futures defined by whether or not they can access education amid ongoing violence.

Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray is in the midst of a war that has impacted millions of lives and affected neighboring regions, Amhara and Afar. The war — which has forced citizens to flee, has tipped the region into famine, and has barricaded humanitarian aid from reaching the most vulnerable — has now been going on for about 11 months.

As the beginning of the school season draws nearer, safely reopening schools, making education accessible, and protecting children from the impacts of violence in the affected regions is a priority for aid agencies.

"As schools prepare to reopen in early October in most parts of the country, in Tigray and the bordering regions of Afar and Amhara, where the conflict has expanded, education remains at a standstill," Director of Education Cannot Wait, Yasmine Sherif, told Global Citizen.

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